Newark Public Library

eReader and Tablet Loan Policy

Patron Eligibility:

○ Adult patrons may check eReaders and tablets out from library.

○ Child patrons may check out the e-ink eReaders.

○ Child patrons under 14 must have a legal guardian fill out and sign a technology waiver form in order to check out tablets.

○ Patrons must present a valid library card at time of checkout.

Loan Period:

○ Patrons may borrow eReaders for 3 weeks.

○ Patrons may borrow tablets for 1 week.

Patrons will accrue $5.00 in fines if they do not follow the following guidelines:

○ Devices must be returned to a staff member at the circulation desk.

○ Patrons cannot return devices to the outside or inside drop box.

○ Patrons cannot return devices to other libraries

○ Returns can only take place at circulation desk during regular business hours

○ Late fees for the devices are $1.00 per day.

○ Devices will not be loaned to other libraries (no inter-library loan).

○ Patrons may reserve or place holds on these devices.

Lost or damaged devices:

○ Users are responsible for lost or damaged devices or device accessories.  Charges will be based on replacement costs.

Adopted by the Newark Public Library Board of Trustees October 9, 2014.

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