Attica Public Library
305 South Perry St.
Attica, IN 47918
305 South Perry St.
Attica, IN 47918
Residents and property owners of Logan and Davis Townships may be issued a card by providing identification showing your current address. Non-resident property owners may show a property tax receipt or other document to verify ownership of property in the township. This card is valid for two years. Parents need to sign application cards for children under 18. The Attica Public Library is a member of the Evergreen Indiana consortium.
Non-residents may have a one-year card by paying an annual fee of $49.00 per family.
Reciprocal Borrowers A resident patron may use his/her resident card to borrow books at other libraries that belong to this state-wide program. Patrons from other libraries that have reciprocal borrowing agreements with our library may obtain a one year reciprocal borrower's card.
PLAC CARD -The Public Library Access card allows the holder to borrow materials from any public library in the state of Indiana. There is a fee for the PLAC card. If you live in an unserved area and want to use other libraries you must buy a non-resident card and the PLAC card.
Everyone is welcome to use our collection on site. If you need to check out materials, we require a valid card from the Attica Public Library.
Loan Period: Most materials have a 21-day loan period except DVDs which have a 7 day loan period and magazines which have a 14 day loan period. (Children must be with an adult to check out DVDs.) The loan period for interlibrary loan materials is determined by the supplying library.
Items that do not circulate include the reference materials, newspapers, and materials from the Local History Collection.
Limits: The maximum number of items per person at one time is 10.
Renewals: Items which are not on reserve may be renewed by telephone or in person. Telephone renewals will be accepted through the date the item is due. You may renew overdue items in person after the fine is paid. Items may be renewed once.
Fines: All items - 25¢ a day up to $10.00 per item. This includes all items: magazines, paperbacks, CDs, etc. Patrons who owe more than $10.00 in fines will not be allowed to borrow any more items until fines are paid. They will also be blocked at other Evergreen Indiana libraries until fines are paid.
BOOK DROP: The Library has a book drop in the wall at the Washington Street entrance for the return of materials when the Library is closed.
DAMAGED OR LOST MATERIALS
The patron will be charged the Library’s replacement cost for lost items. Patrons will be asked to pay for damage to materials which is not a result of normal wear and tear. When items are returned incomplete, for example an audio book without its discs, the patron will be accessed the Library’s replacement cost.
Attica Public Library Computer Use Policy
Disclaimer: The Library is not liable for the materials accessed via the internet that users find controversial. The internet may contain materials that are inaccurate, defamatory, illegal, or potentially objectionable to some people. The Library and its staff cannot possibly control all of the material on the internet. User Discretion is advised when using the internet.
Use of the library computers is a privilege and access is conditioned upon the users compliance with our Computer Use Policy. Inappropriate use of the library’s Internet service applies to both library owned computers and the library’s WiFi network.
Inappropriate computer use includes but is not limited to:
1. Accessing, transmitting, uploading, downloading, or distributing pornographic, obscene, abusive, or sexually explicit material.
2. Violating any local, state, or federal statute.
3. Vandalizing, damaging, or disabling the property of another individual or organization.
4. Violating copyright or otherwise using intellectual property of another individual or organization without permission.
5. Making any attempt to damage computer hardware or software.
6. Making any attempts to alter computer software.
7. Respect the privacy of others by not misrepresenting yourself as another user.
8. One may not attempt to modify or gain access to files, passwords, or data belonging to others, and by not seeking unauthorized access to any computer system, or damaging or altering software components of any network or database.
9. Internet Chatting and using social networking sites, which include but are not limited to Facebook, Myspace, and Twitter, is banned from our children’s computers.
Staff Assistance: The library staff provides limited assistance for basic start up procedures. There are many books available about computers and certain software if one needs information on these subjects.
Indemnity: The Attica Public Library makes no warranties of any kind neither expressed nor implied, for the computer access it is providing. The library is not responsible for the accuracy, nature or quality of information gatherd through library-provided internet access. In consideration of the Attica Public Library providing users with access to computers and the internet, users agree to hold the Library harmless and agree to indemnify the Library from any and all liability arising out of the user’s use of Library’s computers and internet services.
Limitation of Liability: All Users acknowledge that they have read and understand the Attica Public Library Computer Use Policy by signing the computer log. The user also agrees that the Attica Public Library assumes no liability for any loss or damage to the user’s data or for any damage or injury resulting from invasion of privacy in the user’s computer accounts, programs, or files.
ATTICA PUBLIC LIBRARY
CODE OF CONDUCT POLICY
The Attica Public Library wants everyone to enjoy the library by providing a comfortable, safe, clean, and pleasant environment for our community. To ensure a positive and productive experience, everyone’s cooperation is required by following the rules below.
Be considerate of other library users and library staff
- Public health codes must be observed.
- Appropriate attire to a public building, including footwear, shirts, and pants, must be worn on library property.
- Food and drink is forbidden except at library-sponsored programs and in staff designated areas with prior Librarian knowledge and approval.
- Patrons must keep noise to an appropriate level so as not to be disruptive to others.
- Patrons whose odor impairs the ability of others to use the library may be required to leave the library building.If a library staff member deems that a patron is creating a public nuisance or is unduly disrupting the library operations, the staff reserves the right to restrict or deny use of the library facilities.
- Patrons may not loiter in entrances, doorways, or on steps.
- Patrons are not allowed to rearrange or disarrange library furnishings and materials.
- Patrons must leave the library prior to the designated closing time.
- Library staff is not responsible for locating, paging or delivering messages to patrons.
- Patrons must abide by all library policies.
Patron and Staff Safety
- Running, horseplay, roughhousing, and pushing others is not allowed on library property.
- Skates, rollerblades, scooters (unless medically necessary), skateboards, etc. may not be used on library property; Bicycles must be parked in the bicycle rack outside the library.
- Personal property may not obstruct aisles, walkways or seating areas.
- The library is not responsible for the care of unattended children.Children under the age of six (6) or who have emotional or social difficulty must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
- Patrons are not allowed behind the public service desk, in library offices or in any staff area without prior authorization.
Prohibited conduct includes, but is not limited to
- Illegal behavior of any kind.
- Carrying firearms or other weapons, except those carried by law enforcement officers or Concealed Carry permit holders.
- Disorderly conduct, which may include:
- Brawling or fighting
- Language, gestures or behavior that is offensive, abusive, obscene or profane.
- Boisterous, inappropriate, or disruptive behavior
- Harassment or threating of others
- Any form of sexual misconduct, including but not limited to exposure, offensive touching or sexual harassment of other patrons or staff
- Possession of illegal drugs or alcohol on library property
- Being under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol while in the library
- Use of tobacco products in the library.
- Vandalism, destruction or tampering of library property or the property of other patrons
- Removal or attempting removal of library material or property from the library without authorization
- Speaking on cell phones except in building foyer
- Soliciting, distributing materials, petitioning or selling
The Attica Public Library
- Is not responsible for any personal property.Personal items left may be discarded.
- May inspect all backpacks, book bags, satchels, and briefcases.
- May impose time limits on the use of library resources, including materials and computers.
- Applies this conduct policy with respect to all library property, including the library building, grounds, and events.Any patron failing to comply with this policy or any other library policy, rule or regulation may be required to leave the library property and/or be denied the privilege of access to the library’s materials and resources. Violations of library policies may result in civil or criminal consequences, as appropriate.