Abington Library provides a suitable environment for obtaining information, reading and studying. In order for patrons to accomplish this, the following stipulations apply:
Inquiries may be made regarding patron account via the library catalog by clicking on My Account, then entering patron ID card number and six digit birth date. Following are the standards regarding items available for checkout:
|Type of Materials||Loan Period||Renewal||Limit||Overdue Fine||Max Fine|
|Audio Books||Two Weeks||One||Two||$1.00||**$10.00|
|Audio Visual Materials||Five Days||One||Two||$1.00||**$10.00|
|Circulating Books||Four Weeks||One||Ten*||$0.25||**$10.00|
|Computer Software||Two Weeks||One||Two||$1.00||**$10.00|
* Non-students are limited to four books.
**Amount not to exceed the value of the material.
Faculty members place materials on reserve for their students. Inquire at the Reference or Circulation Desks for more information.
Encyclopedias, Magazines/Periodicals, Microfilm, Microfiche, Newspapers, Reference Books, and Reserve materials may not be checked out. However, a photocopier is available for use at $0.10 per page.
Damaged or lost materials must be paid for at current replacement cost or any incurred fines, whichever amount is greater, and a processing fee of $5.00 per item. If exact replacement cannot be found the following minimum charges apply:
|Damaged/Lost Materials||Minimum Charge|
|Audio Books||Cost To Be Determined Per Item|
|Circulating Books||Cost To Be Determined Per Item|
|Computer software||Cost To Be Determined Per Item|
|VHS/DVD||Cost to Be Determined Per Item|
Materials that are damaged or vandalized, but to be retained in the library collection, may be charged a fee ranging from $1.00 to 50% of replacement cost. Charges for replacement of lost or damaged materials will be refunded, if said materials are returned to the library within one month of payment. Fines and processing fees are non-refundable. Items lost that were purchased as part of a set, and that can only be replaced by purchasing the set, must be paid for at the price of the set.