How to Handle books with Care
- Handle books with clean hands
- Do not write or highlight in book
- Use bookmarks. Folded corners can ruin books. Laying a book face down will weak and crack its spine. Book marks are available free at the circulation desk.
How to Remove Books from Shelves
- Use two hands to remove books from shelves, to avoid dropping
- To remove a book , push forward the books on either side of the one you want. Grasp the book near the middle of the spine and remove gently.
- be careful when removing oversize books, they can be heavy
- Do not reshelve books. bring them up to the front desk . They will be reshelved by staff
How to handle visual Materials
- Handle CDS and DVDs by their edges
- Keep materials away heat and extreme cold
How to check out Damaged Books
- When checking out a damaged book , alert staff to damage
- Do not try to repair book yourself. Attempting to mend book using scotch tape will cause damage to book
- Bring a damaged book to the front desk, even if you are not checking it out , Library has trained staff to repair books.
How to prevent theft
- If you witness the theft of a library materials , notify a staff member. Theft of a library material is a crime
How to prevent a Disaster
- Report all signs of smoke or fire to library staff
- Report sparks of electrical fixtures
- Report leaking pipes
- Avoid eating and drinking when using library materials
Remember library books are a shared resource
Posted by: Margarita
Property Management Orlando
If we are to keep the books clean it may make sense to have hand cleaners near by.
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