We protect each library user's right to privacy and confidentiality with respect to information sought or received and resources consulted, borrowed, acquired or transmitted.
A library shall not disclose any library record that identifies a person as having or obtained specific materials, information, or services, or as otherwise having used the library, except...
- When necessary for the reasonable operation of the library;
- Upon written consent of the user; or
- Pursuant to subpoena, court order, or where otherwise required by law.
Code of Ethics of the American Library Association
North Carolina General Statutes