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All library patrons are responsible for maintaining our library collections. Library use is a privilege extended to those who recognize that the collections are resources to be shared with current and future patrons and who observe the regulations and procedures established to make materials accessible to all.

Abusing library materials may result in the revocation of library borrowing privileges. Inappropriate use includes, but is not limited to:

  • Writing on, defacing, tearing, cutting, mutilating or destroying books or other library property.
  • Any other damage, such as highlighting, writing notes, water damage, food stains, etc.
  • Retaining library materials beyond their stated loan periods.

MOBIUS & Interlibrary Loans

Borrowing materials from another library is a privilege, not a right. Patrons must abide by the rules, guidelines, and policies of the lending library. Abusing these privileges may result in the library revoking a patron’s library privileges. Any transaction a patron makes at another library is that patron’s responsibility. Patrons requesting books via Interlibrary Loan are bound by the policies of the lending institution.