Children in Library Policy

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The Library recognises that DCU students and staff with children may need to bring their children to the library on rare occasions. Whilst the Library cannot facilitate children in general, it endeavours to offer the following support to these parents:

•    Children accompanying library users will be permitted into the Library for a short period only which would allow library users:
o    to return material, pay fines, collect a reserved item
o    to retrieve a book from the shelves
o    to avail of the photocopying service on the ground floor
o    to seek advice a the Library's Information Desk
•    During their brief visit to the Library, children must be fully supervised at all times by parents/guardians.
•    Parents/guardians are fully responsible for their child's health and safety while in the Library.
•    Children may not avail of the computers in the Library.
•    Users must be aware that the Library is for study and learning purposes and should leave the Library if a child's behaviour causes a disturbance to others.
•    Please note that because of restrictions imposed by the library's design, it may not be possible to allow access for some types of children's buggies or prams.