A valid borrower's card issued by a member library of the Winnefox
Library System shall be honored at all other public libraries
in the system.
WLS patron will be accorded full borrowing privileges of the
lending library, subject to the same rules, regulations, and
procedures which govern its own patrons.
The WLS patron may return library materials to their home library
for return to the lending library via the Winnefox van; except
when the lending library specifically requires direct return
of items borrowed.
is assumed that most system residents will obtain borrowers'
cards from their nearest library. However, member libraries
may issue temporary borrowers' cards to patrons presenting proper
identification. In this case, the patron's "home" library will
be notified of their request.
libraries may keep a record of the number of items borrowed
by patrons other than their own.
the event of the loss or damage of library materials lent under
this program, the standard procedure of the lending library
for retrieval or reimbursement will be followed. Whenever an
outstanding account is not resolved, the patron's home library
will be notified and will assist in concluding the matter satisfactorily.
If all reasonable efforts for collection or reimbursement have
been exhausted, the Winnefox Library System will reimburse the
lending library for the lost or damaged material.