Rachel Kohl Community Library

687 SMITHBRIDGE RD., GLEN MILLS, PA 19342 | 610.358.3445

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From our Collection Policy: 

7.Lost and Damaged Materials

a.      Materials that are lost by a patron will be charged to the patron’s account along with a $5 processing fee.  Replacement may not be purchased by the patron in lieu of payment as the decision to replace the title will be based on the above criteria for replacement.

b.       Damage to materials by patrons will be accessed by the librarian responsible for the collection in a timely manner.  The patron will be notified of any charges placed on their account for damage. The decision to charge for replacement will be made based on the usability of the material with the damage, as well as the popularity and/or age of the title.  If a patron is charged to replace the materials, Rachel Kohl Library will hold the damaged item for them to keep for up to one month of placing the charge on their record.  Replacement materials may not be purchased by the patron in lieu of payment as the decision to replace the title will be based on the above criteria for replacement.