Answered By: Chris Hudson
Last Updated: Oct 12, 2021     Views: 3

We ask that visitors to Chalmers Library follow these guidelines related to food and drink in the building:

 

Acceptable

Beverages in spill proof, covered containers

Small packaged snacks like granola bars, dried fruit, etc.

Fresh foods like apples, oranges, bananas that are self contained and can be easily disposed 

 

Unacceptable

Take out containers or any food from Pierce

Foods you typically need a utensil to eat 

Food deliveries to the library

Alcoholic beverages

No smoking in the building (In accordance with the college wide policy) 

 

Policy Rationale

To preserve our library collections and protect our facility from pests and harmful molds

To help ensure the health of all library users

To preserve our library collections, furnishings, and equipment

To promote recycling of appropriate food and drink packaging

To respect our custodial staff by taking responsibility for our personal behavior