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Non-Smoking Policy


At the Cedar Rapids Public Library we value the health, safety and comfort of our patrons and staff.


In accordance with state law (Iowa Code 641.153.5), it is the policy of the Cedar Rapids Public Library Board of Trustees to prohibit smoking and the use of tobacco products, e-cigarettes, or other non-FDA regulated nicotine delivery devices in all library buildings.


In accordance with the Iowa Smokefree Air Act, no smoking is allowed within the Cedar Rapids Public Library or its grounds. Smoking is also not permitted inside any library vehicle.



Adopted: 03/29/90

Revised: 03/31/94, 2/2011, 10/2/2014, 12/2015, 01/02/2020

Reviewed: 2013, 1/5/2023

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