The Rio Rancho Public Library and its branches are public buildings and are open to all for approved use. Library staff strives to ensure that all buildings are operated in a safe manner. Children are very welcome in the Libraries. However, because the buildings are open to all, our Libraries cannot be considered safe places for unattended children.
The responsibility for the safety and behavior of children in the Library rests with the parents, legal guardians, or other responsible caregivers ("parent or responsible caregiver") and not with Library staff.
In order to maintain an atmosphere where reading and study are encouraged, the library's policy provides: