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Mobile Printing Copy Machine Fax Machine Proctoring
Library Use Policy Computer Use Policy Youth Services Computer Use Policy
Such activities will be subject to prosecution by local, state, and federal authorities. Library privileges may be suspended or revoked for violation of this policy.
Wifi: The Library offers free wifi within its buildings. Wifi users are bound by the policy outlined here.
Terms of Use: The following are the property of their proprietor and/or subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, licensors, or other respective owners and are protected without limitation, pursuant to U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark laws, and cannot be reproduced for commercial use of any kind including, but not limited to the following:
Mobile Printing
The Library offers printing in black & white ($0.20/page) and color ($0.50/page) from the public computers with a current library card or computer use only card.
Mobile printing from your own device is available for the same price by clicking here MOBILE PRINTING , downloading the PrinterOn app, or emailing the document to (black & white) or (color). Print jobs can be retrieved at the Main Library for up to four (4) hours after being sent.
*Mobile print jobs CANNOT be retrieved at the Palmer Branch.
Copy Machine and Scanning
One copy machine is provided for public use. Standard 8 ½ by 11 and 11 by 14 copies can be made for $0.20 per page. Black & white only. You can scan a document by using our copy machine and YOUR thumb drive. Please see the Reference Desk for assistance
The Palmer Branch will SEND faxes for the public. You must use the library cover sheet. The first page sent costs $2.00 and subsequent pages cost $1.00 each. Payable by cash or check.
The proctoring of exams is a service offered by the Easton Area Public Library (EAPL) at the Main Library to anyone taking an online and/or distance learning course. The Library offers proctoring services based on availability of Reference personnel, facilities, and technology during its operating hours.

A Library card is not required for this service and no fee is charged. However, a valid photo I.D. of the test taker is required at the time of the exam.

The Reference staff member scheduled to proctor the exam will receive, sign, and return all exam materials, instructions, and passwords according to the educational institution. Reference staff cannot proctor an exam brought by the test taker.

Proctors will enforce time limits or other rules set forth in the provided exam materials by the educational institution but will not sit with the student for the length of the exam. Any devices not approved by the educational institution (i.e. cell phones, tablets, smart watches, etc.) will be held at the Reference Desk during the exam. Any perceived violation of the posted rules for the exam will be reported to the educational institution.
The exam must be completed 30 minutes before the Library closes.

Exams not taken by the date on which they were to be completed are shredded.

The Library:
  • will not add or change software programs, or hardware to the public computers or Library space, and the proctor will not enter any personal information on the exam forms.
  • is not responsible for any delayed tests, nor for any completed tests once they leave the Library’s possession and have been returned to the educational institution.
  • will not be responsible for tests that are interrupted by Library emergencies, power failures, or computer hardware or software failures.
  • reserves the right to substitute a proctor in the event of the original proctor’s absence.
  • will retain completed exams as required by the educational institution in a secure location until such time that they will be shredded.
Test-Taker Responsibilities:
  • It is recommended that test takers inquire about testing requirements prior to reserving a testing appointment.
  • Call or email the Library to schedule an appointment. A minimum of 1 week (5 business days) notice is required to ensure the Library has appropriate staffing.
  • Provide any necessary information to the educational institution indicating that the Library will be serving as a proctor.
  •  Ensure that the exam and other required materials are sent to the proctor from the educational institution before arriving to take the test.
  • Arrive promptly for the test at the time of the scheduled exam. Be prepared for the exam to take the required time allotted by the educational institution.
  • Bring a valid photo I.D. that matches the name on the testing materials and present it to Reference staff.
  • Come prepared with supplies needed to take the test (i.e. scratch paper, pen, pencil, calculator). This may include approved accommodations by the educational institution.
To schedule a proctored exam session, contact the Easton Area Public Library:

Phone: 610-258-2917 ext 307
Library Use Policy:
Mutual respect makes it possible for everyone to enjoy the Library.You can do your part by observing these rules:
  • Unreasonable interference with the comfort and security of other library users shall be cause for removal.
  • Unreasonable noise from loud talking, singing, boisterous activity, computers, devices or audio-visual equipment is not permitted.
  • Appropriate dress is required; shoes and shirt must be worn at all times. Bathing, shaving, or the washing of clothes is not permitted on the premises.
  • Eating, drinking, and open food or drink containers are not permitted in public spaces.
  • A parent/guardian/caregiver over the age of 13 must accompany all children under the age of 10. The parent/guardian/caregiver must remain in the building. For children under age 7, the parent/guardian/caregiver must also remain in the child’s immediate vicinity/maintain visual contact with the child at all times.
  • Smoking and use of chewing tobacco, electronic cigarettes, vapor devices, or any other consumable tobacco product is not permitted on Library property.
  • Possession and/or use of alcohol, illegal substances, or illegally obtained prescription drugs is prohibited. Selling/distributing or being under the influence of drugs or alcohol is not permitted and will result in removal.
  • Running, pushing, jumping, rough play, or other dangerous activity, fighting, challenging someone to a fight, physical abuse, or assault of staff or other users is prohibited.
  • No weapons of any kind are permitted, except those possessed by on-duty law enforcement officers.
  • Profane and/or obscene language or the use of racial, ethnic, or sexual orientation epithets shall be cause for removal. Harassing other library users or staff, including deliberate, repeated behavior that is intimidating, hostile, offensive, or threatening will warrant immediate removal.
  • Abuse or improper use of Library furniture or equipment, damaging, destroying, or stealing Library property is prohibited.
  • Gambling, panhandling, or solicitation of any kind is not permitted on Library property. The distribution or posting of unauthorized material is not allowed.
  • No animals other than Service Animals may be brought into the building.
  • Sleeping is not permitted in the building.
  • Photography, audio recording, or video recording is not permitted. The Library retains the right to record or photograph events or programs for promotional purposes.
  • Indecent exposure, engaging in, or the soliciting of a sexual act will result in immediate removal and possible criminal charges.
  • The Library has the right to remove anyone having no apparent library-related, lawful business in the Library. Bringing any containers, packages, bundles, shopping carts, or wheeled conveyances exceeding 24”x18”x6” into the building is prohibited, with the exception of wheelchairs and baby strollers/carriages. Unattended items will be treated as suspicious packages.
  • Monopolizing library space, blocking or impeding access to interior or exterior walkways, entrances, tables, and common areas, physically or with any item is prohibited.
*Library employees are authorized to bring to an individual’s attention any act or omission which violates these rules. The individual will be asked to change the problem behavior to conform to the rules. If such change is not evident or forthcoming, the individual will be asked to leave Library property. Failure to leave when asked may result in the police being called and a possible charge of criminal trespassing
Computer AND LAPTOP Policy Use:
Acceptable use of the computer and laptop resources at the Easton Area Public Library will be in accordance with access to different types of information for the primary purposes of education, research, and lifelong learning. These resources are made available to all citizens within the library’s service area and, secondarily, to those outside the Library’s service area.

For those residing within the Library’s service area, a current and valid library card is required. Patrons must use their own cards to access library computers. Those outside the Library’s service area with a valid Pennsylvania or New Jersey driver’s license or other form of photo ID can obtain a three month computer use only card. Those outside the Library’s service area beyond Pennsylvania or New Jersey can obtain a guest pass with a valid driver’s license or other form of photo ID.

Within the Library:
In compliance with the CIPA Act, internet stations are filtered as per 47 U.S.C. 254 (h) and (l). Use of library computers and laptops must follow the guidelines of all networks accessed. In addition to resource access, the Library provides office applications, research applications, and educational software. Patrons MAY NOT download or run software not installed by the Library.

Inappropriate Use:
Computers and laptops MAY NOT be used to conduct any illegal activities including, but not limited to:
  • Accessing explicit sexual content as defined in 19 PA C.S. 5903
  • Gambling
  • Fraud
  • Copyright violations, including Bit Torrent and other peer-to-peer downloading sites
Such activities will be subject to prosecution by local, state, and federal authorities. Library privileges may be suspended or revoked for violation of this policy.

Wifi: The Library offers free wifi within its buildings.
Wifi users are bound by the policy outlined here.


Terms of Use:
The following are the property of their proprietor and/or subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, licensors, or other respective owners and are protected without limitation, pursuant to U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark laws, and cannot be reproduced for commercial use of any kind including, but not limited to the following:
  • Software
  • Design
  • Text
  • Images
  • Photographs
  • Illustrations
  • Audio clips
  • Video clips
  • Artwork
  • Graphic material
  • Other copyrightable elements and the selection and arrangement thereof
  • Trademarks, service marks, and trade names
The internet and its resources may contain material which is controversial, incomplete, or inaccurate. The Easton Area Public Library is not responsible for material accessed via its computers, laptops, or wifi and cannot censor access to, nor protect patrons from, offensive content. Parents/guardians of minors must assume responsibility for their children’s use of the internet through the Library’s connection.

Library computers and laptops are regularly maintained to ensure reliable operation. The Library is not responsible for any losses due to computer operation, viruses, or other equipment failure.

While every attempt is made to keep all information passing to and from our systems private, patrons must assume that any information transmitted or received is not private. The Easton Area Public Library does not monitor normal usage of our systems, but will fully cooperate with legal authorities in the investigation of illegal activities, including turning over usage logs and records upon receipt of proper warrants or subpoenas. For additional information regarding privacy and confidentiality, please see the Electronic Communications Act of 1986, the Telecommunications Act of 1998, and the U.S.A. Patriot Act (PL 107-56).
Youth Services Computer Use Policy
In order to comply with the CIPA Act, in addition to the Easton Area Public Library Computer Use Policy, children and their guardians must agree to the following:

To meet the informational and educational needs of our young patrons, Easton Area Public Library offers computers for word processing, research,games and activities, and email. The computers are equipped with filtering software to guard against objectionable sites. It is important, however, for guardians to understand that no blocking software is foolproof and filtering can prevent some programs from being used.

Computers in the Youth Services Department are available to anyone who holds a valid Youth Services EAPL library card. Those over the age of 18 are required to use the computers in the Adult computer area unless caring for a child under 13.
Preschoolers (those under 5 years of age) may use a parent/guardian’s card under direct card owner supervision.

In addition, adults accompanied by children are permitted to use the Adult computer in the Youth Services department while they monitor their children. All Computer & Laptop Use Policy rules must be followed by adults using these computers, and in addition may not allow a child to use the Adult computer.

Terms of Use:
  • Caregivers/parents/guardians are responsible for monitoring the technology usage of all children under 13 in their care. The Library will not deny access to technology to any child; this is the responsibility of the caregiver.
  • Only the person whose card was used to make the reservation may use the computer.
  • Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and other social media platforms are not permitted
  • Any chatting on the internet violates the CIPA Act and is not allowed.
  • There are computers designated for adults with children that require supervision in the Youth Services room. These adults must follow the Youth Services Computer Policy.