41-151.22. Privacy of user records; violation; classification; definition

A. Except as provided in subsection B of this section, a library or library system supported by public monies shall not allow disclosure of any record or other information, including e-books, that identifies a user of library services as requesting or obtaining specific materials or services or as otherwise using the library.

B. Records may be disclosed:

1. If necessary for the reasonable operation of the library.

2. On written consent of the user.

3. On receipt of a court order.

4. If required by law.

C. Any person who knowingly discloses any record or other information in violation of this section is guilty of a class 3 misdemeanor.

D. For the purposes of this section, "e-book" means a book composed in or converted to digital format for display on a computer screen or handheld device.