Framingham Public Library Device Lending Policy

The Framingham Public Library is pleased to make available several different electronic devices for loan to our community.

 

Loan Rules

  • 14 day loan period, no renewals
  • Overdue fines are $2 per day.
  • In order to borrow a device a patron must have a Minuteman Network Library card in good standing and must sign the Device Loan Agreement.
  • Devices are available to be borrowed in person at the Framingham Public Library.
  • Devices are not available for loan between Minuteman Library Network libraries or for Interlibrary Loan outside the Network.
  • The device must be returned to the Circulation Desk at the Library where it was borrowed. It cannot be placed in a book drop or returned to any other Minuteman Network Library.
  • Devices are limited to one at a time per patron, for each type of device.
  • Devices are not requestable.

Borrower Responsibility

  • The library is not responsible for any costs incurred or damage to personal equipment while borrowers use the devices or for the security of connected patron devices.
  • The library does its best to provide clean and fully functional equipment, but is not responsible for unforeseen hardware or software failure.
  • Borrowers are responsible for the safe-keeping and return of these items to the library in good working order and assume liability for the equipment while it is in their care. Borrower is responsible for damaged and/or missing pieces of the package. See replacement cost chart below.

Replacement Costs

 

Verizon Wifi Hotspot
Item Replacement Cost
Wifi Hotspot Device $110.00
Wifi Hotspot Power Adapter $10.00
Wifi Hotspot USB Cable $1.00
Case $8.00
Instruction Sheet $5.00
Purchasing/Reconfiguration Fee $10.00
Lost Box $133.00

 

Sprint Wifi Hotpost
Item Replacement Cost
Wifi Hotspot Device $70.00
Wifi Hotspot Power Adapter $10.00
Wifi Hotspot USB Cable $1.00
Case $7.00
Instruction Sheet $5.00
Purchasing/Reconfiguration Fee $10.00
Lost Box $93.00