Maplewood Public Library

LIMITING ACCESS TO MATERIAL THAT IS PORNOGRAPHIC FOR MINORS

   

Introduction

It is the policy of the Maplewood 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 purchase Internet connectivity from an Internet service provider that provides filter services to limit minor's ability to gain access to material that is pornographic for minors; and

All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian when using public access computers in the library.

Supervision and Monitoring

It shall be the responsibility of all members of the Maplewood 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.

Reviewed, 5/16/18