Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Statute mandating confidentiality of circulation records

Pennsylvania law (24 PA. C.S.A. Section 4428) provides for the confidentiality of library circulation and use records:

 

PENNSYLVANIA STATUTES
TITLE 24. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 16. LIBRARIES
ARTICLE IV
[P.S.] § 4428. Library circulation records

 

Records related to the circulation of library materials which contain the names or other personally identifying details regarding the users of the State Library or any local library which is established or maintained under any law of the Commonwealth or the library of any university, college or educational institution chartered by the Commonwealth or the library of any public school or branch reading room, deposit station or agency operated in connection therewith, shall be confidential and shall not be made available to anyone except by a court order in a criminal proceeding.