All visitors are required to:

  • Check in at the front desk and fill out our guest register completely.
  • Place all personal belongings in the lockers provided. No bags, purses, briefcases or laptop cases are allowed in the reading room at any time.
  • Paper, pencils and gloves are provided at the reading room desk. Pens are not permitted.
  • Request forms should be filled out completely before materials are retrieved.
  • Do not take photographs without permission. Fill out the Digital Camera Use Form to obtain permission first. 
  • Food and drinks are not permitted.
  • Cell phones should be placed in the silent or vibrate position.
  • Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to use the collections.