Birmingham Public Library Bag Check and Limitation Policy
For the safety, health, and comfort of the patrons and staff of the library,
and to ensure unimpeded access to the collections in an environment conducive to
library use and enjoyment, the Birmingham Public library has placed the
following limits on the number and the size of bags, and other packages which
may be brought into the library.
Patrons may bring no more than one large and one personal item into the
- One personal bag (including purses, briefcases, musical instrument cases, and plastic or
paper retail store bags not containing food or contraband)
- One other bag which may not exceed 9"x14"x22".
All items are subject to inspection upon entering and exiting the building. Visitors must keep
bags and personal items with them at all times. The Birmingham Public library is not
responsible for unattended items and bags.
Approved and adopted by the Birmingham Public library Board March 29,