Freedom to Read
|This statement, by the American Library Association, demonstrates our belief in patrons' freedom to read.|
Behavior in the Library
|These documents outline our behavior policy and guidelines of behavior while using the library.|
Application Form & Policies
|These documents outline our policies, regulations, and application form for using the meeting rooms and other community rooms.|
Access to Library Materials
|This statement outlines our policy regarding who can access materials and how those materials can be accessed.|
Objection to Materials
|This form provides an outlet for feedback on items that people find objectionable.|
|This policy covers the responsibility of parents and/or guardians pertaining to materials checked out and services used by their dependents.|
Use of Library Facilities
|This document contains policy and guildelines pertaining to appropriate use of library facilities.|
Internet and Computer Use Policy
|This page details our policies, rules, and regulations for using computers and the Internet at the library.|
Policies Regarding Circulation of Library Materials
|PRINT MATERIALS||LOAN PERIOD||OVERDUE FINES*|
|Books - Adult||3 Weeks||$.10/day|
|Books - Juvenile and Easy||3 Weeks||$.10/day|
|New Books||2 Weeks||$.10/day|
|Circulating Encyclopedias||1 Week||$.10/day|
|Magazines & Newspapers (Limit 6 per title)||1 Week||$.10/day|
*Limit of five Interlibrary Loan requests per individual a week.
LIMIT: 2 BOOKS PER SUBJECT, FOR SCHOOL ASSIGNMENTS.
|NON-PRINT MATERIALS||LOAN PERIOD||OVERDUE FINES *|
Audio Books / Digital Books / Playaways
Instructional Multi Media
|Kits (Books with CD or Tape)||3 Weeks||$.10/day|
E-readers (Glenside Public Library
District card holders only. No holds. No renewals.)
|2 Weeks||$3.00/day ($21 max)|
|Learning Games / Puzzles||3 Weeks||$.10/day|
DVD's & CD ROMS (limit 5)
|Quick Flicks (No holds. No renewals, Limit 5.)||1 days||$1.00/day ($21 max)|
|CD,Tape, and Game Players (In-House Only)||1 Hour||$.20/hour|
|DVD Players (In-House Only)||3 Hours||$.20/hour|
|Bicycle Locks||3 Hours||$.20/hour|
Fees may be charged for interlibrary loans. Please return materials promptly. Library materials may not be checked out and public computers may not be used if borrower owes $20.00 or more in fines and fees. Long overdue materials that are more than 60 days overdue may be referred to a materials collection agency. A collection fee of $9.00 will be assessed, per account. Materials may be renewed on-line or by phone, if they are not on hold for other patrons. Please renew before or on the due date to avoid overdue fines.
Maximum fine accumulates up to $5.00 per item, except for e-readers, quick flicks, TV series, and video games. PLEASE RETURN MATERIALS PROMPTLY.
LOST AND DAMAGED MATERIALS AND OTHER FEES
Current price is charged for lost materials unless otherwise specified. A handling fee of $1.50 is charged for magazines and paperbacks. All other items have a $7.50 handling fee. The handling fee is charged to offset staff time required to withdraw or reorder the lost item. The handling fee will be refunded only if materials are returned within five (5) working days.
Refunds are made within 6 months. Save your receipt. A receipt or copy of canceled check is required to obtain a refund. Returned materials must be in good condition.
Lost Learning Games
Price varies based on current costs. If pieces are lost, the game must be replaced. Cost for lost bag: $10.00.
Replacement is $15.00. Individual pieces: cost determined by Librarian
|Book Jackets and Barcodes:||$1.00|
|Containers, if lost or damaged:||CD, DVD, Video game cases||$3.00|
|Circulating CD Bags||$7.00|
|Nylon/Plastic Bags (Kits or Puzzles)||$5.00|
|Large Learning Game Bag||$10.00|
|Copies:||Black & White Photocopies||$.10 per copy|
|Color Photocopies||$.25 per copy|
|Black & White||$.05 per page|
|Color||$.15 per page|
|Earbuds:||$2.00 (Donation to the Friends of the Library)|
|Laminator:||Minimum||$1.00 per foot|
|Meeting Room Fees:||Per Use||$10.00 - Non-Profit Organization|
|$75.00 - Commercial Organization|
Patrons have access to a public use fax machine, FAX24, by charging faxes to their credit or debit cards or by purchasing a Fax Card at the Circulation Services Desk.
The fees for fax cards are:
- $1.50 1 page domestic
- $2.50 2 page domestic
- $3.50 3 pages domestic or 1 page international
- $6.50 6 pages domestic or 2 pages international