Tennessee Code Title 10. Public Libraries, Archives and Records § 10-8-102

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), no employee of a library shall disclose any library record that identifies a person as having requested or obtained specific materials, information, or services or as having otherwise used such library.  Such library records shall be considered an exception to § 10-7-503 .

(b) Library records may be disclosed under the following circumstances:

(1) Upon the written consent of the library user;

(2) Pursuant to the order of a court of competent jurisdiction;  or

(3) When used to seek reimbursement for or the return of lost, stolen, misplaced or otherwise overdue library materials.


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