New York State Law protects the confidentiality of Library users’ records. #4509.

Library Records Library records which contain names or other personally identifying details regarding the users of public, free association, school, college or 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 materials, title reserve requests, or the use of audiovisual materials, films, records, shall be confidential and shall not be disclosed except that such records many be disclosed to the extent necessary for the proper operation of such library and shall be disclosed upon request or consent of the user pursuant to subpoena, court order or where otherwise required by statute.

Baldwinsville Public Library policies are provided in the PDF documents linked to below.  

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Barring Policy

Computer Use

Conflict of Interest

Duplicating Copyrighted Materials

Family and Medical Leave Act


Gifts and Donations

Internet Policy

Law Enforcement Requests for Information

Library Finance

Local History Policy

Materials Selection Policy

Mission Statement and Roles

Patron Code of Conduct


Public Comments

Public Relations

School Library Relationships


Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy

Social Networking Policy

Use of Building and its Facilities

Whistleblower Policy

BPL By-Laws