Approved by the St. Joseph Public Library Board of Trustees on August 23, 2016

ST. JOSEPH PUBLIC LIBRARY

POLICY LIMITING ACCESS TO MATERIAL THAT IS PORNOGRAPHIC FOR MINORS

Introduction

It is the policy of the St. Joseph Public Library to restrict minors from gaining computer access to material that is pornographic for minors in accordance with Sections 182.825 and 182.827, RSMo.

Definitions

Key terms are as defined in Section 182.825, RSMo.

Access to Inappropriate Material

All public access computers shall be equipped with software that limit minor’s ability to gain access to material that is pornographic for minors.

Supervision and Monitoring

It shall be the responsibility of all members of the St. Joseph Public Library staff to supervise and monitor usage of the public access computers in accordance with this policy and Sections 182.825 and 182.827, RSMo.