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Fees for Service
The East Orange Public Library has as its mission the provision of free and open access to information in varied formats. However, there are limits to what can be provided with budgeted funds. Therefore, the Board of Trustees has determined that some services will be provided on a cost-recovery basis, passing the cost of these expanded services on to the user. Fees are established when the service clearly benefits an individual user, prevents reuse of materials, or requires exceptional staff time to provide (e.g., printouts from library databases, meeting room use). Fees may also be established for supplemental services, which are not within the scope of the library's basic mission, or to enhance a service that is provided as an alternative to an existing free service (postage for notification of reserved materials, rental copies of bestsellers). Fees will be reviewed by the Board of Trustees annually.
Approved by the Board of Trustees on 6/9/02.