Library Building Policies

Ladd Library Food Policy

Snacks and beverages in spill proof containers are allowed.  No meals or dinnerware may be taken out of New Commons. Enjoy snacks – but leave no trace.

In order to maintain a clean and inviting library for all to use, please follow the guidelines below:

  • Be considerate and respectful of other library users and help prevent damage to library materials and facilities
  • Clean up after yourself
  • No sticky, smelly, greasy foods
  • Report spills to the library staff
  • Recycle when possible

The use of tobacco products is prohibited in Ladd Library.


Rollerblades and skateboards are prohibited.


Pets are not allowed in the library, with the exception of guide/therapy dogs for patrons with special needs.