The rules for borrowing
Ⅰ Xingtai Library uses the self-service borrowing and returning system and the access control system.The readers who use the reader’s cards can borrow and read books and visit the E-reading room of the library and so on.
Ⅱ The following information can be read only in the library:
1. The books of collection book stack、local literature room and ancient book-collection room,and the bound volumes of the back issues in the outdated periodical room;2.Current periodicals、newspapers and the newspaper files;3.The books which the price exceed the deposit amount;4.Audio-visual materials and so on.
Ⅲ Readers should take good care of the books.Do not scribble on the pages of books、deface library books or tear them out.Please be mindful of protecting the facilities(magnetic strips、bar codes、electronic tags)in the books,and it is forbidden to damage or change the facilities,or the offenders will be severely punished.
Ⅳ Borrowing procedures
1. Please use the reader’s card to borrow books and bound periodicals at the self-checkout machine;The readers can only take two books or periodicals at a time when they are reading books and periodicals etc,in order to avoid influence other readers.Please replace the books to the original place or book vehicles after reading.
2. If the readers want to copy partial materials of the books、newspapers and periodicals from collection books stack、local literature room and ancient book-collection room,they can handle the related procedures with their valid documentation at the service counter,then they can copy the materials at the front desk and return the materials instantly after coping.
3. The readers should check the books borrowed face to face,and they shall tell the librarians in time when they find book damaging or page missing,then the librarians shall seal the book.
Ⅴ The number and date limits of borrowing books
Each reader’s card can borrow three or six books and bound periodicals.(The total price is within the deposit amount.)The date limits of books are for 30 days and renewal is only for once.The readers can renew the books by the self-checkout machine、website、WeChat platform and mobile library.
Ⅵ Overdue Responsibility
If the readers fail to return books or renew books in time,they should pay fines for overdue books(the fee is RMB 0.1 yuan per book per day),and payments are limited to a maximum of 20 yuan per book.The readers will enjoy the services from library again after paying their fines.