VIDEOCASSETTE/DVD LENDING POLICY
- Borrowers must be 18 years of age or older and a
registered patron of the Albemarle Regional Library System and in good
- Videocassettes/DVDs are rented for a period of 7
days. Patrons may rent a combination of videos/DVDs but are limited to a
total of 6 titles per family/person/household. Multi-part videos are to be
considered as 1 tape.
- Rental fee is $1.00 per title or any such fee as the
Regional Board of Trustees may direct.
- Videos/DVDs may be renewed if they are not on reserve,
at an additional rental fee of $1.00 per title.
- Videos/DVDs are subject to an overdue fine of 1.00
dollar per day per title or any such amount as the Regional Library Board
of Trustees may direct. Maximum overdue fine shall not exceed $15.00 per
title. (Multi-part videos shall be fined as one title).
- Patrons are responsible for returning the
videocassette/DVD in good condition and in the proper casing. In case of
loss, theft, or damage, the patron will be charged the full replacement
cost of the video/DVD, including a $2.00 charge for replacing the cassette
- Videos/DVDs can be returned at any library location, however, patrons should be aware that
individual library hours of operations vary, so items returned in bookdrops may accrue overdue fees until the items are
checked in. Materials returned in the book drop after closing on the date
due are considered overdue.
- Patrons are encouraged to return videos/DVDs to the
circulation desk for check-in as they may become damaged in the bookdrop. If so, damages will be charged to the
- No rental fees will be charged for "Public
Performance Videos". However, they are subject to overdue fines and
- The library assumes no responsibility for damage
caused to the borrower's recorder/player by a videocassette/DVD borrowed
from the library.
- Copyright law prohibits duplicating videos/DVDs or
charging admission for viewing.
- "Home Use" exemptions may be allowed in teaching
activities at a non-profit educational institution.
NOTICE: Some videocassettes may contain
language/subject matter/ or brief nudity, which some individuals may find
inappropriate for their personal or family viewing. It is the responsibility of
the individual to determine what is appropriate viewing for
themselves and their family. Please preview unfamiliar tapes before