Filter Errors
  • Timberland uses a content filter that blocks access to web sites containing pornography, erotic nudity, graphical depictions of sexual activity, and tasteless or obscene material on the following devices:
    • Library Internet computers restricted to filtered-only content
    • Library Internet computers in an area designated to allow unfiltered access when the patron has selected filtered access or is 16 or younger
    • Patron computers using Timberland's wifi service
  • “Safe search” is enforced on the Bing, Google, Yahoo and GoodSearch search engines. “Adult oriented” or “explicit” content is blocked on Craigslist and YouTube. Flickr restricts visitors to "safe search". Flickr's "safe search" is disabled if you log in and are 18 or older.
  • All computers in the library are blocked from web sites containing child pornography, filter avoidance services, and sites identified as posing a high risk of infecting computers with viruses or other malware.
  • The content filter database is updated nightly.  However, millions of web pages are added and changed every day so occasional filter errors happen. Timberland responds to all filter error reports as quickly as possible. Use these forms to report errors with the Internet filter:

Request to Block a Web Site - (site is sexually explicit and should be blocked by the filter)

Request to Un-Block a Web Site - (site is blocked by the filter but is not sexually explicit)