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