How do I guide my child when I can’t be with them 24 hours a day?
Parents who believe that the current state of society and communications make it difficult to shelter their children must nevertheless find a way to cope with what they see as the reality within the context of their own family.

Lewis & Clark Library can provide information about parenting, safe internet use, and recommended sites. Lewis & Clark Library is not authorized to act as a parent. But we are happy to provide suggestions and guidance to parents and children at any time.

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1. Does the library have an electronic access policy?
2. A lot of people, especially parents, are concerned about children’s access to the Internet, and the fact that they might encounter "X-rated" material. How does the library protect children?
3. Does the library use filtering software on its computers?
4. Why can’t Lewis & Clark Library let parents decide what their children will access in the library?
5. Why should my tax dollars pay for access to offensive materials?
6. The Lewis & Clark Library does not subscribe to offensive materials like Hustler, why should the library allow access to offensive materials online?
7. Why doesn’t the library protect children from offensive materials, whether or not it is legally obscene?
8. How do I guide my child when I can’t be with them 24 hours a day?
9. Why doesn’t Lewis & Clark Library restrict access?
10. How can I voice my opinions to the library if I am offended by materials on the Internet?