Any LAFS community member is more than welcome to visit The LAFS Library at the designated operating times.
Students are required to scan their school-issued ID at the Circulation Desk and state the reason why they are visiting the Library. If students do not have their ID, they may state their ID number or name to the Library Staff present at the Circulation Desk.
The reason why the Library requires students to scan is for safety reasons (making sure they are Active or Alumni students) and to keep track of patron usage of the facility. This data will solely be collected and used for reporting purposes and to provide personalized/user-centered services.
Please review the Student and Staff Policies below.
The LAFS Library extends a warm welcome to guests accompanying LAFS patrons. This policy outlines the guidelines and privileges for guests visiting the library premises.
Access and Accompaniment:
Access to Materials:
Conduct and Courtesy:
Duration of Visit:
Enforcement and Discretion:
Amendments and Updates:
Acknowledgment: By entering the LAFS Library as a guest, individuals agree to comply with this policy and understand that failure to adhere to these guidelines may result in being asked to leave the premises.
This policy aims to foster a conducive learning environment for all patrons and guests while maintaining the primary focus on serving the needs of the LAFS community.
The Los Angeles Film School Library seeks to provide the LAFS community with the best possible environment for research and study. We ask for your cooperation with the following rules, which apply to all Library users, respecting the use of Library facilities and resources:
Conduct that disturbs Library users or interferes with Library activities is prohibited.
Users shall respect the right of other library patrons and library staff. This includes loud or excessive noise (either generated by audio equipment or an electronic communication device), verbal abuse, harassment, threats of violence, sexual harassment, or other activities that interfere with the activities of Library staff and patrons.
Food and drinks are not allowed on Library premises as it may distract or can damage library equipment. There is a small table right outside the building for patrons to place their food or drinks upon.
Viewing inappropriate material is prohibited at the Library. Inappropriate content includes information or images that may upset anyone or information that might lead or tempt anyone into unlawful or dangerous behavior. This could be: pornographic material; sites that encourage vandalism, crime, terrorism, racism, eating disorders, suicide; pictures, videos or games which show images of violence or cruelty to other people or animals; gambling sites; and unmoderated chat rooms. Content should be appropriate and should not offend or upset anyone at all times.
LAFS is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy learning and living environment for students, faculty, and staff. Students are expected to be good citizens and engage in responsible behaviors that reflect well upon their university, to be civil to one another and to others in the campus community, and contribute positively to students.
Theft and abuse of materials, facilities, and equipment is prohibited.
By entering the Library, patrons are agreeing to pass through a security system at the main entrance, which will then alarm if the patron is taking an item from the library and exiting without checking it out from the library staff.
Destruction of library materials by marking on or removing pages or other destructive activities toward materials or facilities are considered acts of vandalism.
Leaving unattended items for long periods of time is prohibited.
Any belongings left in an unoccupied space at the library for more than 30 minutes will be confiscated and brought to Security’s attention. Security will keep the unoccupied items until the owner claims for them. The LAFS Library and its staff are not responsible for any unattended items left damaged or stolen.
Failure to Comply
Failure to comply with library rules, library signage, or the directives of library staff or security personnel may result in the loss or suspension of library privileges, including but not limited to temporary or permanent removal from the library premises.
Note: Policies are subject to change at any time.
The Data and Patron Usage Policy at LAFS Library governs the handling, protection, and usage of patron data and outlines the rights and responsibilities of patrons in utilizing library services.
Collection and Use of Patron Data:
Confidentiality and Privacy:
Use of Library Resources:
Internet and Computer Usage:
Enforcement and Violations:
Amendments and Notifications:
Acknowledgment: By utilizing LAFS Library services, patrons implicitly agree to abide by this Data and Patron Usage Policy and understand the importance of adhering to these guidelines for the benefit of all library users.
Building 1, 5th Floor
6363 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028