Township of Pequannock, NJ
Morris County
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This chapter shall be known and designated as the "Library Property Ordinance of the Township of Pequannock."
No person, corporation, agency or other association shall retain or fail to return any book, periodical, pamphlet, artistic reproduction, recording, audio visual material or any other article borrowed from the Pequannock Township Public Library after 30 days have elapsed from the date of posting of a notice demanding return thereof. Such notice shall be addressed to that individual borrowing such article at the last address furnished by such individual to the Pequannock Township Public Library and shall be forwarded by certified mail return receipt requested.
No person, corporation, agency or other association shall cut, tear, deface, disfigure, destroy or damage in any way any book, periodical, pamphlet, artistic reproduction, recording, audio visual material or any other article which has been borrowed from, is owned by or is in the rightful custody of the Pequannock Township Public Library.
No person, corporation, agency or other association shall register or furnish to the Pequannock Township Public Library a false or fictitious name or address for the purpose of borrowing any book, periodical, pamphlet, artistic reproduction, recording, audio visual material or any other article. No person, corporation, agency or other association shall use without the permission of the rightful owner any library card issued by the Pequannock Township Public Library for the purpose of borrowing any book, periodical, pamphlet, artistic reproduction, recording, audio visual material or other article.
No person, corporation, agency or other association shall remove any book, periodical, pamphlet, artistic reproduction, recording, audio visual material or any other item from the Pequannock Township Public Library unless such person, corporation, agency or association shall have first charged such item to the proper library card in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
The provisions of this chapter shall be applicable to the main office of the Pequannock Township Public Library as well as to all other branches established within the Township of Pequannock.
The provisions of this chapter shall be enforceable by the Director of the Pequannock Township Public Library or by such other individual as may be designated by the Board of Trustees of the Pequannock Township Library.
Any person, corporation, agency or other association violating any provision of this chapter shall be subject, upon conviction thereof, to a fine not to exceed $1,000 for each separate offense. Should any such person, corporation, agency or other association be found to have violated 100-2 or 100-3 of this chapter, such person, corporation, agency or other association shall be, upon conviction thereof, subject to a fine not to exceed $1,000 for each article detained or damaged. Continued failure to return any such article detained or to pay to the Pequannock Township Public Library its replacement cost or the replacement cost of any article damaged for a period of 30 days subsequent to conviction shall constitute a separate offense under this chapter.