Ask Joe: Is the library responsible if on a public access computer a patron displays a picture which is deemed “offensive  sexual material” by others who view it?

LTA Members:: Get Questions Answered Do You Have a Library Question Which Requires an Answer? Ask Joe Eisner (click to learn more) As part of LTA’s expansion of service to aid and assist library trustees and directors, LTA offers members an opportunity to confer with Joe Eisner, free of charge. Joe can be contacted toll-free at 1 […]

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Is it advisable for a library board to permit alcoholic beverages to be served at events taking place on library premises?

Question Is it advisable for a library board to permit alcoholic beverages to be served at events taking place on library premises? The following should not be construed as legal advice, for which the services of counsel should be obtained.   Answer While there may not be any statutory prohibition which would preclude a library, [...]

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Ask Joe: May a library board pay the cost for a trustee to attend a course relating to library matters?

LTA Members:: Get Questions Answered Do You Have a Library Question Which Requires an Answer? Ask Joe Eisner (click to learn more) As part of LTA’s expansion of service to aid and assist library trustees and directors, LTA offers members an opportunity to confer with Joe Eisner, free of charge. Joe can be contacted toll-free at 1 […]

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Ask Joe: Can a school district public library board distribute a flier asking people to vote ‘Yes’?

LTA Members:: Get Questions Answered Do You Have a Library Question Which Requires an Answer? Ask Joe Eisner (click to learn more) As part of LTA’s expansion of service to aid and assist library trustees and directors, LTA offers members an opportunity to confer with Joe Eisner, free of charge. Joe can be contacted toll-free at 1 […]

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