Confidentiality of Library Records
Herrick Library complies with the following law with regard to the confidentiality of library records.
New York State Civil Practice Law & Rules 4509, Chapter 112, Laws of 1988:
Library records: Library records, which contain names or other personally identifying
details regarding the users of public, free association, school, college and university
libraries and library systems of this state, including but not limited to records related to the
circulation of library materials, computer database searches, interlibrary loan
transactions, reference queries, requests for photocopies of library materials, title reserve
requests, or the use of audio-visual materials, films or records, shall be confidential and
shall not be disclosed except that such records may be disclosed to the extent necessary for
the proper operation of such library and shall be disclosed upon request or consent of the
user or pursuant to subpoena, court order or where otherwise required by statute.