What are my rights?
As a requestor, you have the right to:
- Provide only that information that is needed to fulfill your request.
- Examine public records created and maintained by the Shreve Memorial Library.
- Obtain a response within three (3) business days after the receipt of your request.
- Appeal a denial of your request.
- Apply for a fee reduction or waiver.
- View redacted and/or partial records if your request includes confidential records in which unfettered access may violate an individual’s right to privacy.
- Receive thorough, timely request and appeal responses.

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1. What are public records?
2. Is there a constitutional right to view public records?
3. Who is responsible for making public records available to the public?
4. How long must records be kept?
5. Is there information of public bodies that cannot be accessed by the public?
6. What about privacy concerns?
7. Are there limitations on who may examine the records?
8. What information will I be required to give in order to gain access to the public records?
9. Why must I include contact information when submitting a Public Records Request?
10. What information should I include in the description of requested records?
11. When can I inspect the documents?
12. How much does it cost?
13. What if the record contains both public and private information?
14. What can I do if there is a violation?
15. What are my rights?