Grounds Use Policy

The Ellsworth Public Library grounds and outdoor facilities may be used by members of the general public in conformance with the City of Ellsworth Code of Ordinances – Chapter 29 – Regulation of City Owned Land and the Code of Library Behavior, which are incorporated by reference.

The additional provisions listed below must also be followed:

  • Smoking, including smoking of medical marijuana, is prohibited in the building and on the grounds of the Library.
  • Any group or individual desiring to hold an organized event on the Library grounds must receive prior permission from the Library Director or designee.
  • No library furniture or equipment, designed for inside use, is to be used on the grounds without prior permission of the Library Director or designee.
  • Major changes to the landscaping must be approved by the Ellsworth Public Library Board of Trustees.

Adopted by the Ellsworth Public Library Board of Trustees June 17, 2003
Adopted as amended by the Board of Trustees April 23, 2012
Adopted as amended by the Board of Trustees September 16, 2013 with the change to be effective January 1, 2014.