Photo/Video Policy

The Demarest Public Library staff and volunteers may photograph and/or video record program participants and Library visitors at Library programs, events, and other activities to advance the mission of the Library. Photos and videos that show patrons’ faces will not be reproduced without permission from the patron. Likewise, names of patrons who visit the Library and/or attend Library programs will not be shared without their authorization. Patrons who authorize the reproduction of their likeness and/or the use of their names will fill out a Photo Release Form. Patrons will not be compensated for the use of their likeness.

All photos, audio and/or video are used for Library publicity only. Photos may be posted to the library’s social media sites including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, and the Demarest Public Library website.

Downloading of photos for personal use: Patrons and parents are free to download and save any photo of themselves or their child on their own devices from the library’s Instagram, Facebook etc. Patrons may save it to their computer and print it themselves, transfer it to a disc and print it out at a local printer, or save it to their computer and upload it to a photo website to print out and send to themselves.

Prohibited uses of photos: All Demarest Public Library photos are copyrighted and may not be used as stock photography.

Adopted by the Demarest Library Board of Trustees July 20, 2022.