Responsible consumption of food and beverages is permitted
throughout the library. Cleanliness of books and other library
materials, furniture, carpets, computers, and printers is important
in maintaining a pleasant and safe environment for all library
Drinks in covered containers are permitted. Open, uncovered
containers are not permitted at any time.
Food should be limited to snacks and small meals (e.g.,
sandwiches, bagels, etc.) that are unlikely to spill or create
noticeable aromas. Larger meals should be eaten in the
Library Cafe on the 1st floor.
Library users who are observed bringing large meals or uncovered
beverage containers into the library will be asked to take these
items out of the library and consume them elsewhere. Library users
who are observed eating meals or drinking beverages in open
containers in the library will be asked to take these items out of
the library and consume them elsewhere.