Privacy of Information Between Staff and Public

The relationship between staff and patrons is confidential. Information about patron records, circulation records, or reference assistance may not be revealed to any person or governmental agency (police, F. B. I., etc.) without authorization by the Board of Trustees through legal council.

No requests for information concerning a patron's use of library materials shall be communicated in any way to any person other than the patron except pursuant to a subpoena issued by a court of competent jurisdiction, a certified copy of a court order or as otherwise required under the Illinois Confidentiality of Records Act, Illinois Compiled Statutes, (75 ILCS 16/1-25).