Smoking & Tobacco Use
Tobacco or nicotine use are not permitted in the libraries
In following policy already established by the Russell County Board of Supervisors and the State Library, the Russell County Library Board of Trustees prohibits smoking in the public library, effective January 1, 1998. In so doing, the Board recognizes the importance of a safe and healthy environment for library patrons and employees.
Smoking and the use of use of any form of nicotine delivery product are prohibited, including but not limited to chewing tobacco, dipping snuff, or e-cigarettes. Smoking is defined as the holding, carrying, lighting, inhaling and exhaling of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or other lit tobacco products or of smoke or vapor from an electronic smoking device.
Smoking is prohibited in all County owned and/or operated facilities and vehicles.
Approved by the Library Board of Trustees January 1998;
revised March 2014