Equipment Loan Policy

Purpose
The Boulder Junction Public Library is every person’s gateway to an expanding world of information. The library is committed to providing the best in service to the community. To achieve this goal, the library has a portable data projector, a laptop, a portable screen, portable speakers, and a wireless lavaliere microphone which may be borrowed by local non-profit organizations.

Policy

The Boulder Junction Public Library maintains a collection of audio-visual equipment, which includes a portable data projector, a laptop, a portable screen, portable speakers, and a wireless lavaliere microphone

 The Boulder Junction Public Library equipment may be borrowed by non-profit and community organizations in the town of Boulder Junction. At least one individual from the reserving organization must come to the library and may be required sign the Equipment Loan Agreement.

 The equipment must be used within the Boulder Junction Public Library or the Boulder Junction Community Center unless already agreed upon with the library director.

 The equipment must be reserved in advance. Reservations are made on a first come, first serve basis; however, library programs will take priority followed by town of Boulder Junction organizations.

 The equipment must be returned to the Boulder Junction Public Library during regular business hours unless other arrangements have been made with the library director.

 The equipment may be borrowed for a period of no more than 48 hours except when library hours prohibit the return within 48 hours. A $20 per day late fee with be charged if not returned within the agreed upon time.

 The borrower is responsible for checking the equipment carefully and thoroughly, as the borrower is responsible for any damages found to the equipment. The Boulder Junction Public Library will not assume responsibility where the borrower has overlooked damages.

 The borrower will verify that they have the ability and knowledge to use the equipment in a safe and responsible manner. The Boulder Junction Public Library will provide a brief overview of proper use/care at the time of pick-up if requested.

 It is understood that the borrower is responsible for notifying the Boulder Junction Public Library during the loan period of any equipment malfunctioning or related operational problems.

 There is no fee to borrow the equipment; however, the borrower is responsible and must pay for loss, theft or damage from any cause whatsoever while in possession of the equipment. Whether to repair or replace shall be determined and arranged for at the discretion of the Boulder Junction Public Library.

o The replacement value of the data projector is $100
o The replacement value of the projector bulb is $250
o The replacement value of the laptop is $750
o The replacement value of tablets is $100-$500
o The replacement value of the projector case is $50
o The replacement value of the screen is $150
o The replacement value of the wireless lavaliere microphone is $350
o The replacement value of the portable speakers is $20
o The replacement value of adapters is $25 each


Adopted November 2007
Revised November 2015
Revised March 2020