Nooks Available for Checkout at Mesa Libraries

Thirty-four Nooks are now available to checkout at any branch of the Mesa Public Library.  E-books are downloadable through the Greater Phoenix Digital Library.

They will be used in the following capacity:
  • 18 Nooks will have pre-loaded popular titles for circulation.
  • 12 Nooks will be empty; allowing patrons the ability to download their own e-books from their computer or laptop from home.
  • 4 Nooks will be express; with popular titles and maximum checkout of one-week with no holds.
  • 4 Nooks will be reference use for Library staff and will not be available for checkout.
Each Nook will be protected with a screen protector and come in an e-reader cover. They will be housed in a carry case along with a cleaning cloth, a charger and paperwork.

General checkout rules for the Nooks are:
  • E-readers are location specific – they must be checked out and returned to the owning library.
  • The check out period is 3 weeks with no renewals.
  • Overdue fines are $1.00 per day with a maximum of $10.00.
  • Patrons must be 18 years of age or older to check out an e-reader with a valid Mesa Library card.
  • A user agreement must be signed each time a patron checks out an e-reader.
  • E-readers can be placed on reserve but will not change locations.
  • Patrons will have to pick up at owning branch.
  • The cost of replacing the e-reader is $400.00. Each lost or damaged part of the kit will have a smaller replacement charge.
  • All Nooks must be returned to the service desk. Upon return, desk staff will check the ensemble for pieces, but not check it in. They will put it on a special shelf for a Library Assistant to check the items for condition erase the unloaded devices and then check the item in. They will ready the item for the next patron.
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  1. nice info,