Food & Drink

AUS Library’s Food & Drink Policy is intended to preserve our library materials, computer equipment, and furnishings, and to maintain a pleasant and comfortable environment for our readers and staff. Your help in this effort is greatly appreciated.

Food will not be allowed in:

  • Book stacks
  • Study carrels
  • Computer workstation areas
  • Group study rooms
  • Print/Photocopy areas
  • Classrooms
  • Any place posted “no food allowed”


Unless otherwise posted, water in approved containers only, may be consumed in the library.

Approved containers include:

  • Water in capped plastic water bottles

Containers that are not considered acceptable include:

  • Open cups or mugs
  • Aluminum cans
  • Glass bottles
  • Paper or Styrofoam cups with or without lids


  • Users not complying with these policies will be asked to take the food or drink to a designated food area.
  • Unattended food in a “no food allowed” area will be discarded as will unattended drink in unapproved containers.


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