[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Franklin 4-27-1978 by Ord. No. 904 (Ch. 160 of the 1990 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Any library or collection supported in whole or in part by public funds of the township and any free public library created pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:54-1 et seq.
- The Township of Franklin.
No person shall retain or fail to return any books or articles borrowed from any library in the township contrary to the rules and regulations of such library.
If any person retains or fails to return any book or article, he shall be first notified in person or in writing of the failure to return said book or article as per rules and regulations of the library before any complaint shall be made for violation of this chapter.
No person shall damage or destroy or permit to be damaged or destroyed any book or other article or any part thereof which is owned by or is in the custody of the library.
No person shall register or furnish a false name or address or use any card other than the one issued to said person for the purpose of borrowing any book or other article from the library.
Every person convicted of a violation of a provision of this chapter or any supplement or amendment thereto shall be liable to a penalty or fine of not more than $50 for the first offense and a penalty or fine of not more than $200 for the second and each succeeding offense. Any such fine or penalty will be in addition to the cost of replacement of any materials not returned or damaged beyond repair.