Todays Off-Site Adventure has been moved from Marble Park to inside the library due to weather.

Registration All borrowers must be registered and must have a valid local or system patron card to borrow library materials. Patrons must fill out an application form to register for a new library card. The following statement will be printed on the registration form for the patron's information and acceptance: I agree to be responsible for all items borrowed with the library card issued in the above name, including items borrowed with it by others...

Purposes The Winneconne Public Library Community Learning Lab consists of wireless laptops to serve three basic purposes: Instructional Lab – The intent of this purpose is to introduce and enhance independent computer skills to help patrons improve their quality of life. The lab is set up at scheduled times to instruct patrons on various topics, including but not limited to basic computer skills, library skills, job skills and resume writing, and a variety...

Fire Do not panic, but do not under-estimate the potential danger to customers or staff represented by a fire. At the first indication of smoke or flame, investigate the situation to determine location and extent of the fire. If the fire can obviously be contained and extinguished quickly and safely by staff, proceed to do so. However, if there is any doubt about whether the fire can be controlled, immediately call 911 or the fire...

The library will close in emergency situations when the health or safety of staff and patrons may be at risk. Examples of situations that would warrant emergency closings include inclement weather or serious problems with building maintenance such as no heat or a gas leak. The decision to close will be a collaborative decision made between the library director and a designated board member, taking into consideration the advice of the Village of Winneconne Public...

Computers Computer equipment is available for public use within the library at no charge, except for the cost of printing at a rate of 15 cents per page or 25 cents per page for printing large graphics. Please refer to the Winneconne Public Library Computer Use Policy for details about using the library’s public Internet computers. Copy Machine A black and white photocopy machine is available to patrons who wish to copy materials at the...

Children and teenagers who are under the age of 18 must have signed parental permission to check out movies from the library. Parents are advised that the library may contain library materials, including unrated films, in the adult collection that may be unsuitable for their children. By signing the permission form, parents acknowledge that the library will not sensor the materials their children borrow except to check that they have signed parental permission to borrow...

Library Policy 5/25/2004 Per Library Dir. Phillips Effective 4/23/04, Wisconsin law requires that this library “must disclose to a custodial parent or guardian of a child under the age of 16 any records relating to that child’s use of the library’s documents, or other materials, resources or services.” What records must be supplied? Items currently checked out. Due dates, overdue items, fines owed for items checked out. Records of computer use, Internet...

The Winneconne Public Library welcomes children of all ages to use its facilities and services. In an effort to ensure the safety and well being of the children and maintain an atmosphere of constructive library use, the following policy regarding appropriate use of the library by children and their caregivers is adopted. Responsibility for the welfare and the behavior of children using the library rests with the parent/guardian or an assigned chaperone. Though staff will...

Volunteers at the Winneconne Public Library supplement the efforts of paid library staff. Volunteering serves as a method for area residents to become familiar with the library and to feel good about performing a valuable service for the community. A volunteer is a person who performs tasks for the library without wages, benefits, or compensation of any kind. The Village of Winneconne does not provide workers compensation coverage for volunteers. Service volunteers do various tasks...

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