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Borrowing Procedures

All borrowers are responsible for all materials checked out to their accounts. 

 

Wilkes Students and Staff

1.  Students and staff must have a current Wilkes WIN Card to check out books, A-V materials, reserves and laptops.

2.  Books from the circulating collection may be borrowed for a period of one (1) month and may be renewed two times, allowing for a maximum loan of three (3) months. All books must be returned on or before the last day of classes.  

3.  DVDs may be borrowed for a period of three (3) days and CD-Books for one (1) month. A-V materials cannot be renewed. All AV materials must be returned on or before the last day of classes. 

4.  Students and staff have no limit on the amount of books they can have checked out at any given time. Students and staff can have no more than two (2) DVDs checked out to their account at any time.

5.  If a student is blocked because of overdue books, overdue A-V items or fines they must return the overdue materials and pay the fine before they are allowed to check-out additional materials.

6.  Fines are twenty-five cents ($0.25) per day for each overdue book and one dollar ($1.00) per day for each overdue DVD or CD-Book.

7.  Replacement costs are $75.00 per book and $30.00 per dvd or cd book. 

8.  Reserve materials circulate as directed by faculty. No renewals are allowed for 1-Day or 3-Day Reserves.

9.  Laptops and iPads are available at the Circulation Counter for student use In Library Only. A current Wilkes WIN Card is needed to check out laptops. No other form of ID is accepted.

10.  If there is any damage to the laptop or it is lost the repair/replacement cost is $1500.00 and will be charged to the borrower. The repair/replacement cost for an iPad is $399.

1. Direct borrowers must have current id from an affiliated institution and provide appropriate contact information, including email and mailing addresses.

2. Books circulate for a period of one (1) month, which an option to renew for a second month, allowing for a maximum loan of two (2) months. All books must be returned on or before the last day of classes.

3. Replacement costs are $75.00 per book.

4. Direct borrowers may only check out ten (10) books at a time. 


1. Alumni may browse the Wilkes collection at any time. If they wish to check out books, they must obtain an alumni id card from the Public Safety department and provide the library with appropriate contact information, including email and mailing addresses. 

2. Books from the circulating collection may be borrowed for a period of one (1) month and may be renewed one time, allowing for a maximum loan of two (2) months. All books must be returned on or before the last day of classes.

3. Replacement costs are $75.00 per book. 

4. Alumni may only check out ten (10) books a time.

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