Winneconne Public Library Equipment Use Policy

Adopted June 12, 2010

Computers
Computer equipment is available for public use within the library at no charge, except for the cost of printing at a rate of 15 cents per page or 25 cents per page for printing large graphics. Please refer to the Winneconne Public Library Computer Use Policy for details about using the library’s public Internet computers.

Copy Machine
A black and white photocopy machine is available to patrons who wish to copy materials at the rate of 15 cents per page. Copy machine users are advised that there are restrictions on copyrighted materials. Any violation of copyright is the responsibility of the patron. Staff will not make copies of materials when the request is in blatant violation of copyright law. Decisions of this matter will be left to the discretion of library staff.

Other Library Equipment
Definition of Other Equipment: Other Library equipment includes any library-owned equipment other than desktop computers and copy machine. Examples include an LCD projector, laptop computer, screen, or television and VCR.

Loans to Community Members: Other equipment may be loaned to organizations who have booked the municipal center’s meeting room, for use within the building only, at the discretion of the Library Director. It will be the responsibility of the group or individual to repair or replace any equipment that is damaged while it is in their possession. No library equipment will be allowed to leave the building.

Loans to Library Employees: Library employees who wish to borrow library equipment for work-related purposes must receive prior authorization from the Library Director. It will be the responsibility of the employee to repair or replace any equipment that damaged while in the employee’s possession.