We recognise that some staff and students have caring responsibilities, and that it may be necessary on some occasions to bring children along when making essential use of the Library.
Children accompanied by staff, students and guardians are permitted for short durations and open access IT areas, provided they remain supervised at all times.
Parents and guardians must take full responsibilities for their child's wellbeing and safety and ensuring their behaviour is in accordance with the library regulations. Supervision is the sole responsibility of the parent/responsible adult and cannot be delegated.
The parent/responsible adult must sign in and sign out in the Child Access Diary which is kept at the security/reception desk. This desk is located outside of the library access gates, and can be accessed 9am to11pm daily. Please write your name and student number, the time you are entering the library and the number of children you are bringing in the library clearly on the correct date also make a note of the time when you sign out..
The parent/responsible adult accepts sole responsibility for their child, including their quiet behaviour, good conduct, safety and observation of Library and other relevant regulations. Please see the registration form to the right of this paragraph.
Children may not use any Library equipment, including computing equipment, or use any device on the University’s network included the wireless network. https://www.gre.ac.uk/it-and-library/about/policies-and-procedures/it-policies
If a child is disturbing other Library users, the accompanying adult is expected to take the child out of the Library.
Some areas are restricted:
Third floor included the Postgraduate Research study room
The libraries also host workshops and one-to-one meetings with academic support staff. Students should not bring children to such events or meetings without prior agreement of the event organiser or meeting host.
The university policy on children including young persons can be found here: https://www.gre.ac.uk/about-us/governance/safety/policy/arr/children
The libraries are open most days but before travel, please check our opening hours to see any notifications of changes to opening hours. https://libguides.gre.ac.uk/library/openinghours
Remember to bring your ID card with you. No ID card, No entry.The terms and Condition for bringing children into the Library are laid out below. Please remember this is a copy of the information you are agreeing to when signing in, which is printed in the front of the Children's Login Diary.
Please read this document very carefully before signing the Children's Login Diary.
By signing you agree to the below.