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Social Media Policy
The mission of the Williamson County Public Library is to meet the diverse recreational, educational, and informational needs of the Williamson County community. The Williamson County Public Library, with the approval of its Board of Directors, may establish a presence in social media networks in order to reach out to the community and promote the Library’s services and events.
Social media networks are defined as any web application, site or account created and maintained by the Williamson County Public Library on the internet which enables Library staff and Library users to share opinions and information about Library related subjects or issues. The Williamson County Public Library recognizes and respects differences in opinion.
The Williamson County Public Library currently maintains an online presence on Twitter and Facebook. Information shared by Williamson County Public Library may be repeated elsewhere online at sites or pages which are neither created nor maintained by the Williamson County Public Library. The Library is not responsible for the content on other sites or pages. The Library reserves the right to remove or block any user from its online social media websites for violation of the Comment Moderation section of this policy without notification to the user.
The Library does not endorse any information, opinions, services, graphics or advertisements available online.
Post responsibly. Do not post comments or items that are off topic, defamatory, obscene, abusive, and threatening or an invasion of privacy. The following will be removed by Williamson County Public Library account administrators without notice:
Obscene or racist content
Personal attacks, insults, or threatening language
Potentially libelous statements
Private, personal information published with or without consent
Comments totally unrelated to the content of the forum
Hyperlinks to material that are not directly related to the discussion
Commercial promotions or spam
Organized political activity
The Williamson County Public Library reserves the right to remove any online messages or postings that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of copyright, trademark right or other intellectual property right of any third party, or otherwise inappropriate. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Williamson County Public Library is not obligated to take any such actions, and will not be responsible or liable for content posted by any subscriber in any online services utilized.
The use of the Library’s social media networks in any manner or for any reason is at the personal risk of the user, and the Williamson County Public Library and Williamson County, Tennessee are not responsible for any information entered by the user including, but not limited to, name, address, telephone number, facsimile number, credit card information, personal identification information and the like. The Williamson County Public Library and Williamson County, Tennessee cannot guarantee the privacy of any information entered by the user. Use of the Library’s social media networks for any reason is at the sole risk of the user.
By choosing to comment or to interact on the Library Social Media pages you agree to comply with the terms of this Policy.
The Main Library can be found on Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Wordpress @wcpltn. The Children’s Department and Special Collections Departments have their own Facebook pages. Each Branch has a Facebook page and a few have Twitter accounts. The Teen Department at the Main Library has an Instagram account.