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Craven-Pamlico-Carteret Regional Library

Computer and Internet Use Agreement


            The Internet, as an information resource enables the library to provide access to information, ideas, and commentary from around the globe.  It offers access to material that is personally, professionally, and culturally enriching to individuals of all ages.  It also enables access to some material that may be offensive, disturbing and /or illegal.  Additionally, not all sources on the Internet provide accurate, complete, unbiased or current information.

The Craven-Pamlico-Carteret Regional Library does not monitor and has no control over the information accessed through the Internet and cannot be held responsible for its content.  C-P-C RL neither censors access to materials nor protects users from information they find offensive.  Library users access the Internet at their own discretion and they are responsible for their children’s use of the Internet.                     

The Library encourages you to be a responsible and considerate citizen in your use of the Internet and World Wide Web in this public setting.  Internet use will be managed in a manner consistent with the Library’s Patron Conduct Policy. 


  1. Library computers are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Customers must sign in and a 30-minute time limit will be imposed if someone is waiting.
  1. Internet use for minors:  anyone under 18 must sign the Computer and Internet Use Agreement, have a parent or guardian sign an Internet Parental Permission Agreement, and present a valid library card with an Internet sticker at each computer session.  Additionally, children aged 12 and under must have an adult present at the computer workstation during each computer session.
  1. No more than two persons will be allowed to work together at one computer.
  1. Customers cannot send, receive, or display inappropriate or obscene material.
  1. Library computers may not be modified or altered in any way. Flash drives are recommended for saving materials.
  1. Library staff may provide limited assistance in using the Internet and other programs, but the library is not responsible for extensive instruction.  Staff will be available to offer searching suggestions and to help patrons locate additional information on using the Internet from among our books and periodicals.
  1. Printing costs are $.15 for every page printed.

Misuse of the computers or the library’s Internet connection may result in the loss of the patron’s Internet privileges for a length of time to be determined by the Librarian.