Laptop Checkouts

Laptops which are not secured to a desk or cart are available for use within the Eloise May Library, Koelbel Library, and Sheridan Library.

Who can check out laptops?

  • Patrons who are in good standing*, with an active library card.

How can patrons check out a laptop?

  • Please speak to a staff person to obtain the laptop.

Laptop Loan Rules

  • Laptops are checked out for a period of 3 hours.
  • Laptops are available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Laptops are not available for placing hold. Patrons will need to check back later with staff about availability.
  • Laptops must be used inside the library and are not to be removed from the library building for any reason.
  • Laptops cannot be checked out with less than an hour before the library is closing.
  • Patrons may check out one laptop at a time.
  • Laptops cannot be renewed.
  • Laptops must be returned, powered ON, to a staff member 30 minutes before closing.
  • Late fees of $10/hr with a 15 minute grace period will be assessed if laptops are turned in late.
  • Patrons who do not return a laptop will be charged $500.
  • The patron is completely responsible for the safety of the laptop and for any damage or loss that results from accident, theft, misuse or neglect.

Can I print or download software to the laptop?

  • Patrons can print from laptops and pay $.10 per page for black/white or $.25 per page for color.
  • Patrons can install software on the laptop as long as the installation process does not require a reboot.

*Good standing means the patron does not have fines exceeding $10.

Questions? Contact us!