iPad Policy


Belmond Public Library

Ready for School iPad use policy


       Iowa Public Television has provided 3 iPad2s to the library for educational use and support for their Ready for School project.


~The iPads will have Ready for School educational media resources downloaded on them. 

~These resources are intended for use by children 2 to 8 years of age and use of these iPads will be limited  to children who are 2 to 8 years of age or at the discretion of the librarian. 

~iPads will be available for use in the library only. 

~Time spent on the iPad is limited to half hour sessions.  However if no one else is waiting to use it the time may be extended until another patron requests to use it. 

~Any damage caused by misuse or improper handling and associated cost will be the responsibility of the child’s parent or legal guardian. 

~iPads should not be left unattended in the library.  The user is responsible for the iPad signed out in their name. 

~Tampering with content on the iPad is prohibited.  Tampering includes, but is not limited to, adding to or deleting the contents, or modifications of any sort.

~Failure to follow these rules could cause a suspension of iPad privileges. 


Adopted by Library Board of Trustees, January 20, 2014

Reviewed: April 2017