The following items are available to borrow from the Lincoln County Public Library when not in use for library programming and events. Library staff cannot provide support for the equipment beyond basic information.
The following items must remain in the library:
Projector and Laptop Computer with Built-In DVD Player
Laptop for Video Conferencing
These items may be removed from the library:
Portable Projection Screen
Chromebook (Parking Lot Use)
Laptop w/Mobile Hotspot Kit
FAQs for Equipment Loans
Please be sure to refer to the current Equipment Loan Policy for the most up-to-date policies.
Who may borrow equipment?
Age 18 or older, resident of Lincoln County, or a regular user from outside the county; New cardholders must establish a positive borrowing record for 3 consecutive months with at least 3 checkouts. Or place a credit card on file that may be charged for unreturned equipment. Or put a refundable deposit to borrow the equipment.
Can I reserve the equipment for a specific date?
Equipment may be reserved up to one month in advance. Laptops and hotspots are first come first serve/reserved.
How long can I borrow the equipment?
The laptop or hotspot kit may be borrowed for 28 days (4 weeks). Chromebooks may be checked out for 90 minutes. All other equipment is up to three days if no other bookings. Equipment must be picked up and returned during the library’s regular hours of operation.
What if I return the equipment after the due date?
Equipment returned after the due date is subject to overdue fees. All equipment must be returned directly to a library staff member. Late returns may result in a suspension of borrowing privileges.
What if a piece of equipment is lost, damaged, or stolen while in my possession?
The borrower is responsible for protecting and caring for the equipment while borrowing. The cost of repair or replacement will be billed when the extent of damage and cost of repair or replacement is known. Equipment recovery will include notice by telephone, letter, or legal action against the borrower.