Equipment Loan Policy

Springfield Town Library maintains a collection of audio, video, electronic and other equipment as part of its services to the community. Some of these items may be checked out of the Library while others are available for staff and public use within the Library only (see lists below). Use of these items for Library activities always takes priority over other usage. The user or non-profit organization assumes full financial responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged equipment and any of the associated items signed out with it. Any problems with the equipment should be reported immediately to the Library Staff. A $25 per day fee will be charged for late returns.


For Check-Out

The following equipment may be checked out to and at least 18 years of age. Borrowers must sign an Equipment Loan Agreement.

CD/Tape Players may be checked out of the Library for a one week loan. CD/Tape Players may also be checked out for use within the Library.

A Digital Projector and Screen may be checked out to registered borrowers of the Springfield Town Library who are in good standing and at least 18 years of age for use by qualified Non-Profit Organizations only. They must be reserved at least 24 hours in advance for specific events and approved by the Library Director. The projector and screen may be checked out on the evening prior to the scheduled event and returned the next morning when the Library opens.

In-Library Use Only

The following equipment is available for use during programs in the Library, with prior approval.

Digital Projector and Screen

Television and DVD/VCR Player

USB Drives (2, for Microfilm Reader only)


Laser Pointer

Folding Chairs

Folding Tables

Public Address Sound System

Laptop computers are also available for use in the Library by registered borrowers who are in good standing and at least 18 years of age. Laptop computer users must sign a Laptop Computer User’s Agreement.

Adopted 11/14/2011

Springfield Town Library

Equipment Loan Agreement


I have read, understand and agree to abide by the Springfield Town Library’s Equipment Loan Policy. I am a registered borrower in good standing at the Library and at least 18 years of age.

I understand that I am responsible for the equipment and all associated items signed out on my Library card. I assume full financial responsibility for any loss or damage to this equipment and for any overdue charges relating to its use.

Print Name ______________________________________________________________

Address ________________________________________________________________

E-Mail Address __________________________________________________________

Signature _______________________________________________________________

Date _______________________________