Laptop Checkout Policy

ADULT SERVICES LAPTOP COMPUTERS
Limits and Availability

  • Adult Services laptop computers can only be checked out by patrons with a current ID. Acceptable ID includes – DL/State ID, valid library card, or student ID.
  • Patrons under the age of 18 must have a valid Bloomingdale Public Library Card and the Internet Access by a Minor policy must be confirmed by library staff.
  • The laptops are for use only in the Bloomingdale Public Library and cannot be removed from the building. Laptops must be returned to the Reference Desk after use.
  • Laptops will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. They cannot be reserved ahead of time.
  • The checkout period for each laptop is up to two hours. If no one is waiting, time may be extended at the discretion of the reference staff.
  • Audio or video files must be played with headphones.

YOUTH SERVICES LAPTOP COMPUTERS
Limits and Availability

  • Youth Services laptop computers are for the convenience of our patrons with children and can only be checked out by patrons with children using the Youth Services Department.
  • Youth Services laptop computers can only be checked out by patrons with a current ID. Acceptable ID includes – DL/State ID or valid library card.
  • The laptops are for use only in the Bloomingdale Public Library Youth Services Department and cannot be removed from the department.
  • Laptops will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. They cannot be reserved ahead of time.
  • The checkout period for each laptop is up to two hours. If no one is waiting, time may be extended at the discretion of the reference staff.
  • Audio or video files must be played with headphones.

Liability for Adult Services and Youth Services Laptop Computers

  • Borrowers should not leave the laptop unattended.
  • All files will be erased at the end of the business day.
  • Borrowers must return the laptop to the Reference Desk after use.
  • Bloomingdale Public Library is not responsible for damage to any removable drive (i.e. floppy, CD or flash drive) or loss of data that may occur due to malfunctioning hardware or software.

Updated 6/22/2016