Damaged Books

Borrowers are expected to take care when handling the materials they are borrowing, and are responsible for any damage that occurs during their loan of the material. If library material is damaged the borrower will be fined a fee appropriate to the damage.

There are different types of damage we look for in our collection.

Below are some examples of damaged materials:

Water Damage

Water Damaged Book

Spine/Binding Damage:

Spine Damaged Book
Spine Damaged Book

Highlighting and/or Pencil/Pen Marks:

Marked Up Damaged Book

Torn Pages:

Torn Pages Damaged Book

Before checking out books we encourage our users to check their books for damage. If there is any damage please notify someone at the Check Out Desk so we can make a note that the damage took place before you borrowed the item.