Policies

  1. Circulation Policy

    Learn about the Library's circulation policy including how long books, DVDs, and periodicals can be checked out.

  2. Internet Access Policy

    In accord with our Mission Statement, the South Kingstown Public Library (SKPL) endeavors to develop resources and services to meet the informational needs of our community. As such, SKPL offers Internet connectivity via library computers and wireless access to users of all ages, backgrounds and sensibilities.

  3. Library Card Registration Policy

    All residents may register for an Ocean State Libraries library card free of charge. Current identification is required. A parent's or guardian's signature is required on the application of all children age 12 and under. Your library card is required at all times to check out or renew materials.

  4. Privacy & Confidentiality Policy

    This policy describes patron privacy and confidentiality rights, the steps the library takes to respect and protect patron privacy when using library resources, and how the library deals with personally identifiable information that may be collected from library users.

  5. Proctoring Exams Policy

    The South Kingstown Public Library offers exam proctoring as a service to its patrons. Learn about the general guidelines the apply to proctoring exams.

  6. Video Surveillance Policy

    The South Kingstown Public Library strives to maintain a safe and secure environment for its staff and patrons. In pursuit of this objective, selected public areas of the library premises at the Peace Dale and Kingston Free Libraries are under video surveillance and recording.