Library Food and Drink Policy

Library Food and Drink Policy

What’s allowed?

  • Dry or individually wrapped snacks (crackers, pretzels, candy, cookies, dried fruit, nuts, granola bars, etc.)
  • Drinks in covered containers

The following are NOT allowed:

  • Potentially messy or aromatic food items(fast food meals, pizza, salad, fruit, etc.)
  •  Drinks in uncovered containers
  •  Food deliveries to the library

In All Computer and Classroom Areas:
Food and Drink are not permitted in the computer and classroom areas.

Why do we have these restrictions?

  • To protect the collection and equipment
  • To prevent infestation of bugs, mice, and other pests
  • To keep floors and furnishings in good condition


  • Pick up after yourself – take out what you bring in.
  • Report spills promptly to library staff.
  • Empty liquids into restroom sink before disposing of cups.
  • Do not ask the library staff to hold food and drink items at the circulation desk.

Thank you for helping to keep your library clean and inviting.