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LIBRARY POLICIES
Borrow an eREADER
Revised July 19, 2012


The Library purchased ebook readers to provide access to electronic books. eReaders are available for check out only from the Main Library in Franklin. Requests for a specific reader may be placed by phone, (615) 595-1277, during regular business hours. The circulation rules, restrictions and fees are outlined below.


eReader / eDevice Circulation Policy, Main Library

Requirements:

  1. 18 years of age or older
  2. Live in Williamson County, Tennessee.
  3. Present a library card in good standing in accordance with existing Library policy.
  4. All fines and fees paid prior to checkout.
  5. Library account must be older than 30 days.
  6. Present a valid photo id with current address and or proof of residency.

The eDevice:

  1. eReader / eDevice will be checked for functionality and accessories before check out and when returned.
  2. Patrons are not permitted to download items or change the eReader / eDevice's operating system.

Circulation Policy:

  1. Checkout limit is one (1) eReader / eDevice per account.
  2. eReader / eDevice may be borrowed for 3 weeks.
  3. eReader / eDevice may not be renewed.
  4. Overdue fines will be assessed at one dollar ($1.00) per day up to the replacement cost of the eReader / eDevice and accessories.
  5. Maximum fine when returned $10.00.
  6. eReader / eDevice must be returned to the Circulation Desk.

Patron Responsibilities:

  1. Sign the agreement form prior to check out and with each subsequent check out.
  2. EReader / eDevice must be picked up in person at the Main Library Circulation desk and returned to the Circulation desk.
  3. Agree to pay the replacement cost if the eReader / eDevice is lost or damaged.
  4. Agree to pay the replacement cost if the eReader / eDevice is returned in a book drop.

Replacement Fees:

  1. eReader / eDevice: cost of eDevice as noted in the item record.
  2. Accessories: case: $30.00; USB power adapter $30.00; USB cable $20.00.
  3. Patron may replace lost eReader / eDevice or accessories with new equipment of the same brand and model.
  4. Change the eReader / eDevice configuration: $25.00.
  5. Return in the book drop: cost of the eReader / eDevice. Processing Fee: $5.00.


eReader /eDevice User Agreement

User Agreement for Borrowing an eReader

Borrower must be 18 years old with a library card that is current and in good standing, do not owe fines or fees and agree to comply with the eReader / eDevice Circulation Policy.
I, ________________________________________________, take full responsibility for the eReader I am checking out. I agree that if I fail to return, or if returned damaged or unusable or if the item(s) are lost, stolen, or broken, I will pay the replacement cost for the eReader, its protective case, its charging USB cable, its USB power adopter and any other assessor included with the eReader at the time I take possession.

I agree to pay overdue fines of $1.00 for each day I fail to return the eReader after business hours on the due date. If the eReader / eDevice is more than 10 days overdue and I do not return it, I understand that I will be held responsible for the cost to replace the eReader / eDevice if I don't return the eReader / eDevice within 3 days of being notified.

I understand that the eReader must be returned to a library staff member at the Circulation Desk. The eReader / eDevice may not be returned in the outdoor or indoor drop boxes. If I return the eReader in a drop box, I will be charged the replacement cost of the eReader.

I agree to return all eReader equipment in the same order and condition as when received.

I agree that the eReader is in working order at the time I am checking it out.
User Initials ____________

Patron Signature:  ___________________________________
Patron Printed Name:  ______________________________________
Date:  __________________


Staff Use:
Driver License Number: _______________________________
Note marks on eReader / eDevice or accessories: _____________________________


Check Out List:  staff initial on left
_____ eReader / eDevice brand _________________
_____ case
_____ power adapter & cable
_____ _______________________
Barcode #  3 0100 _______________________


Returned by ________________________
Add name if reader is returned by someone other than the card holder]
Check In List:  staff initial on left
_____ eReader / eDevice _________________
_____ case
_____ power adapter & cable


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