A printer is available at each location for printing information retrieved on the Internet, for a $.10 charge per page.

Users are allowed one 60 minute time slop per day. Exceptions will be made at the discretion of the library staff based on reserve slots and level of use.

Computer users may reserve time on the computer up to one day in advance. Reservations may be made at the circulation desk or by calling 910-862-6990.

The library staff will provide assistance for basic start up procedures, but cannot provide in-depth training concerning the Internet or personal computer use.

Internet use will be managed in a manner consistent with library policies and procedures. The following actions will not be allowed:

  • sending, receiving, displaying text, files, or images of any type that are obscene, offensive or disruptive
  • violating any laws or regulations regarding copyright and software license
  • using obscene language or adding files to the network
  • soliciting and advertising
  • profiting from activities
  • writing chain letters,
  •  harassing, insulting, or attaching others
  • using Internet relay chats (IRC) for any form of conversation

Violators of the above provisions will receive two warnings. If a third offense is committed the violators privilege to access the Internet will be permanently revoked.

DISCLAIMER: In offering Internet access, the Bladen County Public Library System cannot guarantee that information found through the Internet is either accurate, authoritative, or factual. Nor can the library control access points which often change rapidly and unpredictably.

Individual users are reminded that they are responsible for the sites they choose to access. Parents of minor children are responsible for the children’s use of the Internet through the library’s connections. As with other library material, any restriction of a child’s access is the responsibility of the parent/legal guardian.

If you feel the information you have obtained via the Internet is inaccurate or offensive, we suggest you contact the original producer/distributor of that information.

Provision of this networked information service does not constitute any endorsement of the content of that information by the Bladen County Public Library System.

Adopted: September 17, 1998 - Bladen County Public Library Board of Trustees
Adapted: October 19, 1998 - Bladen County Board of Commissioners*Revised: March 18, 2004 - Bladen County Public Library Board of Trustees
*Revised: April 5, 2004 - Bladen County Board of Commissioners
Approved March 20, 2008 - Bladen County Public Library Board of Trustees