E-Reader and Handheld Scanner Checkout Policy and Patron Agreement
CHAPTER 10: Circulation
COMPUTER ID: CIBPR-7
Title: E-Reader and Handheld Scanner Checkout Policy and
Effective Date: 11-2018
Authorized By: Library Director
Date of Last Revision: 11-2018
Marathon County Public Library e-reader and handheld scanner checkout Policy
and Patron agreement
You must have a valid MCPL (or V-CAT) library card in good standing (fines
Each time, before checking out an e-reader or handheld scanner, you will need
to sign a copy of the MCPL e-reader and handheld scanner checkout policy and
You must show library card AND your current government-issued photo ID
(driver's license, state ID, passport, etc.) each time you check out an e-reader
device or handheld scanner. For children under the age of 18, a parent/guardian
must accompany the child to sign the agreement and check out the e-reader or
Overdue fines of $1.00 a day will be applied to your account if not returned by the
E-reader devices and handheld scanners will circulate for 14 days, and can be
renewed up to 2 times for 14 days if there are no holds for another customer on
I understand that e-reader devices and handheld scanners must be returned
inside the library, to a staff person, at the same location and same desk as
where I checked-out the device. If I return the device to either an indoor or
outdoor book drop, I will be charged a minimum of $25.00 for unnecessary risk to
ITEM NUMBER: 10.14 b
Return all parts of the device that are contained in the plastic box, including the
o E-Reader: the E-reader, the USB cable, the charger and protective cover.
o Handheld Scanner: handheld scanner, auto-feed dock, charging cable,
AC adapter, microfiber cloth, quick start guide, user manual, micro SD
card and micro SD card case.
Any missing items may result in charges to be determined by library staff.
Use only the provided power adapter and cable for charging. Please return your
e-reader or handheld scanner charged to at least 75% power.
E-reader: if you make notes, create bookmarks, log-in to a password protected
Wi-Fi spot, link your email of social network account, you are responsible for
deleting your information from the device before return. DO NOT erase or
deregister the device. If the library's registration is disturbed by a user, the
charge to the user will be a minimum of $25.00 to be determined by library staff.
E-reader: do NOT download/buy additional books or apps on the e-reader. Do
NOT archive or delete books or apps from the device. If the library's content is
disturbed by a user, the charge to the user will be a minimum of $25.00 to be
determined by library staff.
E-reader: do NOT connect the e-reader to your personal computer or laptop.
E-reader: do NOT change security settings.
Handheld scanner: you are responsible for deleting any personal photos or
scanned items from the device's SD card before return.
ITEM NUMBER: 10.14 c
I understand that the device will be inspected for condition and content before and after
customer use. Any changes in condition or content while in the customer's care will be
the customer's responsibility. The customer is responsible for damage, loss or theft and
added content. Costs will vary depending on the device and must be paid immediately.
By signing this document, I verify that I have read and understand the e-reader and
handheld scanner checkout policy and patron agreement. _________ (initials)
By signing this document, I acknowledge that I am financially responsible for the e-
reader or handheld scanner and their its accessories and acknowledge that I may be
held criminally responsible for theft if the e-reader or handheld scanner is not returned.
*You will need to sign this agreement each time you checkout an e-reader device or
Name (please print):
Library Card Number:
- Marathon County Public Library
300 North First Street Wausau WI 54403 USA
Account Status: 715-261-7209 (24/7)