Child Internet Safety Program Basics

A basic library Child Internet Safety Program might include:

1. Informing the public about good Internet safety practices by providing posters, book marks, and flyers with Internet Safety guidance.

2. Connecting kids and parents/caregivers with good Internet safety practices by providing links to positive Internet safety messages from the library's website.

3. Placing Netsmartz or similar training software on library public access computers and encouraging kids to use it.

4. Providing periodic Internet safety workshops by local law enforcement or other informed individuals for parents, caregivers, children, and teens.

5. Training staff to inform the public about Internet safety and assist kids with the Netsmartz software.

6. Partnering with schools, law enforcement, and the business community to promote Internet Safety, including asking partners to financially support awareness materials, programs, and special events.