USM Libraries

Food and Drink Policy for Library Patrons

  1. Snack size food is permitted in the library. Meal-size food is only permitted in designated Glickman Café areas and in designated areas during scheduled social events.
  2. All patrons are expected to dispose of containers and other trash in the trash receptacles provided. Please respect your surroundings and help keep the libraries clean.
  3. The consumption of beverages (covered containers are strongly encouraged) is allowed at desks, carrels, tables, and reading areas. Containers must be covered near computers, photocopiers and other equipment.
  4. Food and beverages are prohibited in the Osher Map Library and the Special Collections Department.
  5. Alcohol possession and consumption is not allowed in the library, except when authorized at university events. In this instance, the alcohol must remain within the event space.