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Loans to Eligible Non-Resident Borrowers.   

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(a) Public libraries participating in direct loan programs under this Act, shall not charge any fee to non-residents for borrowing privileges.

(b) Reserves and interlibrary loan requests shall be accepted by the participating public library under the same rules and policies applied to local residents.

(c) All procedures governing registration of borrowers shall apply equally to residents and non-residents.

(d) All materials normally loaned by a participating public library are available for loan to non-residents under the same rules and policies applied to local residents.

(e) All loan and return rules governing circulation apply equally to residents and non-residents. If overdue materials are returned to a library other than the library from which borrowed, fines may be paid to and retained by the library to which the return is made. Payments for lost or damaged materials are payable to the lending library, and are to be forwarded by the library to which payment is made.

(f) Special loan privileges extended by the participating public library to teachers and other groups within its jurisdiction need not be extended beyond the jurisdiction.