Regional Library does not control the information on the
network, and cannot be held responsible for its content.
While library staff will assist patrons in accessing the
Internet, and will provide pointers to resources that have been
judged to be reliable, users are encouraged to be critical
consumers and to evaluate information carefully.
Regional Library assumes no responsibility for any damages,
direct or indirect, arising from its connections to the Internet.
Internet users are cautioned that the Internet is not a secure
medium and the privacy of electronic communication cannot be
guaranteed. All transactions, files, and communication are
vulnerable to unauthorized access.
No sign in at the desk. Must have a valid library card to
use the library computers.
Patrons must be in
good standing to use the Internet, meaning that if you owe fines
or fees you are not eligible to use the Internet until your
account is cleared.
Adults 18 or older with local address must present a valid
library card to use the Library's computers. Non-local
patrons must present a valid picture ID or a valid Mountain
Catalog Consortium card.
Guest or out-of-town users must obtain a guest log in number
from library staff to use the computers.
Youth between the ages of 8 -
18 must have a parent, guardian or responsible adult's
signature on file with the library.
Children under the age of 8 may not use the Internet unless
under direct supervision of a parent, guardian, or adult care
provider. The adult must stay with the
child for the entire time on the Internet.
patron must sign in to use the Internet with their
card. The system will automatically check the patron's account
and will not let the patron log on to the internet if there is a
fine or a fee on the account.
Once a patron is finished with their Internet session, they
should click "Done" to sign out of the computer.
Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Minor patrons will be assigned a filtered Internet computer in
the Youth Services section of the library.
NO food or tobacco products are allowed in the Computer Lab.
Non-Alcoholic drinks with a secure lid are allowed.
Patrons are financially responsible for all print jobs that are
sent from the computer.
Time limits are:
Galax Public Library - 180 minutes per session, limit 2 sessions per day
Library - 1 - 120 minute session with option to ask for 60
Library staff are available for limited help.
The Galax-Carroll Regional Library does not provide e-mail
accounts. Free accounts are available on the Internet. The
library does not maintain these accounts.
No downloading of any software.
Hacking is strictly prohibited.
The Galax-Carroll Regional Library reserves the right to
monitor computer use and content.
Viewing pornography materials is strictly prohibited.
Failure to comply with the above rules and/or disruptive
behavior of either adult or minor patrons can result in the
suspension or termination of computer use privileges.
The Carroll County Library lab provides the capabilities to print to both a color
and a black/white printer.
Galax Public Library does not provide a color printer to the
Patrons may not bring any specialty/photo papers to use in the
library printers or copiers.
The patron is financially responsible for all print jobs sent to
the printer from their computer. Multiple prints, prints with one word on them, color
drafts become the responsibility of the patron.
The librarian is there to ensure that the prints are sent to the
correct printer. IF you need help please ask.
Color prints/copies - where available - are
Black/White prints are 10¢