Sheridan County Library approves unattended children policy

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SHERIDAN – The Sheridan County Public Library System Board of Trustees approved an unattended children and disruptive behavior policy during Wednesday’s regular board meeting.

The policy says children 5 years old and younger must have a parent, guardian or caregiver in the immediate vicinity or within visual range. A non-parent or caregiver must be at least 16 years old to be with a child 5 years old and younger.

The policy also says children ages 6 to 9 years old are welcome with a parent, guardian or caregiver in the library. Any child 10 years old and older are welcome on their own as long as they carry emergency contact information for their parent or guardian.

Sheridan Public Library System Director Cameron Duff said they expect to post the policy Friday in the library and on its website.

By |Apr. 20, 2017|

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Chelsea Coli joined The Sheridan Press in October 2016 as the county government, business and outdoors reporter. Coli has a master’s in journalism from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Before moving to Wyoming, Coli taught English through the LADO International Institute and worked as an intern and copywriter for Ruby Studio in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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