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Library conditions and rules

1. Membership Conditions

1.1    Library membership is free. Proof of name and current address is required.

1.2    Members under 18 years require an adult to agree to these conditions on their behalf.

1.3    Up to 30 items can be borrowed. You need your library card each time you borrow or use a PC at the library.

1.4    Loan periods are 2 weeks for magazines, 3 weeks for other items. Shorter periods may apply for popular items.

1.5    Items must be returned by the due date.

1.6    You are responsible for items borrowed. Charges apply for the late return, loss or damage of items.

1.7    Items must be returned to a branch of Moonee Valley Libraries.

1.8    Items can be renewed twice unless they have been requested by another member.

1.9    Membership privileges may be suspended for long overdue items and outstanding charges on any cards for which you have signed responsibility.

1.10   Notify the library if your contact details change or if your card is lost or stolen.  You are responsible for items borrowed prior to notification.

1.11   A current list of fees and charges is available at your local library or on the website. 

2. Conduct in the Library

2.1    Council is committed to providing a safe and comfortable environment for our customers and staff.

2.2    Unsociable behaviour such as harassment, aggression or the use of inappropriate language, is not acceptable.

2.3    A person must not behave in a manner that endangers others or unreasonably interferes with the quiet enjoyment of the library by any other person.

2.4    Computers and printer/copies will shutdown 5 minutes before the library closes.

2.5    Library staff have the right to ask people behaving in an unacceptable manner to leave the building, in accordance with Council’s General Purposes Local Law 2008.

2.6    People who consistently behave in an unacceptable manner may be refused entry to the Library for a specified period.

2.7    Children under the age of 10 years must be supervised by a responsible adult.

2.8    People using the internet must accept and abide by the Internet Access and Computer Use Policy.

3. Privacy

3.1    Council will only use personal information within Council, or disclose it outside Council, for the purpose for which it was collected or in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2000 (Vic). For more information please see the Information Privacy Policy on Council’s website.

January 2017

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