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Food, Beverages, and Tobacco Policy

To preserve the library’s collections, equipment, and furnishings and to provide a comfortable environment, consumption of food and beverages is allowed within reason in all areas of the library, with the exception of Special Collections and the Center for Public History.

Users are expected to use care and good judgment when consuming food and beverages in computer workstation areas of the library. Beverages taken into classrooms or computer workstation areas should be in covered containers.

Dispose of all empty containers properly.  Clean spills, and if needed, contact a library employee for supplies and assistance immediately.  Notify a library employee of any damaged materials or equipment.  

Use of tobacco in any form inside the building is prohibited, including cigarettes, cigars, and chewing tobacco. E-cigarettes are also forbidden.  In compliance with the University Smoking Policy, there must be a 25-foot buffer between smokers and all buildings, vents and doorways.