Epsom Public Library

Telescope Borrowing Policy and User Agreement

 

 

  1. The telescope may only be checked out to Epsom Public library patrons who are 18 years of age or older.

  2. Patrons must sign a borrowing agreement each time the telescope is checked out.

  3. The telescope will circulate for 3 library business days at a time. It may be renewed as long as there is no waiting list.

  4. The overdue fine for this telescope $5.00 per day. This fine will not be waived for any reason.

  5. This fine will have a maximum of $100 before the full replacement fee of $350 will be charged

  6. The patron is responsible for reading the instruction manual for proper care and use.

  7. The full $350 replacement fee will be charged for the following: The telescope is overdue more than 2 weeks; the telescope is lost or damaged beyond repair.

  8. If the telescope is returned damaged, the patron will be charged a fee based on the cost of repairs.

  9. The borrower is responsible for all items included with the telescope. If any of these items are damaged or lost, the patron will pay a replacement fee.

  10. Do not point telescope at sun, it can cause serious harm to both a patron’s eyes and parts of the telescope.

  11. The Epsom Public Library will not be held responsible for any injuries that may occur as a result of using the telescope.

  12. Any situation not covered by this policy will be reviewed and acted upon by the Library Board of Trustees at its sole discretion.

 

 

Items Included With telescope

 

  • Telescope

  • Instruction Manual

  • Meade Telescope Catalog

  • Meade Astronomy Software Disk

  • Meade Autostar Remote

  • Meade MA25mm Telescope Lens

  • Meade MA9mm Multicoated Lens

 

 

 

Telescope Borrowing Agreement

 

 

I, (print name) _____________________ agree to abide by the Epsom Public Library’s telescope borrowing policy and user agreement as stated above and to pay full costs should the telescope or any accompanying materials be stolen, lost, damaged, or not returned.

 

I have read the entire agreement and my signature below indicates my full agreement with the above.

 

Signature ________________________                        Date _____________

 

Library card number_______________

 

Staff Signature _____________________

Date: 

Items Checked Out

 

Telescope

Instruction Manual

Meade Telescope Catalog

Meade Astronomy Software Disk

Meade Autostar Remote

Meade MA25mm Telescope Lens

Meade MA9mm Multicoated Lens

 

Date:

Items Checked In

Telescope

Instruction Manual

Meade Telescope Catalog

Meade Astronomy Software Disk

Meade Autostar Remote

Meade MA25mm Telescope Lens

Meade MA9mm Multicoated Lens