May 29, 2022

Washington: Yakima County Libraries Begin Filtering Out Adult Websites


18 libraries in Yakima County adopt a new internet policy that restricts users from accessing adult content — and many library goers are happy it is finally happening.


The Yakima Valley Regional Library Board voted to restrict online content earlier this week.

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Yakima Valley Libraries Internet Policy and Forms as of September 24, 2012 (via YVL Web Site)

All customers using the Internet must sign an Internet Use Agreement.

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