J. Gift Materials

                                                                                                                                                  Approved by Board 12-10-98

 

                                        Donations

 

            The library is grateful for gifts and donations.  All gifts, once accepted,

 

become the sole property of McDonald County Library, and may not be

 

reclaimed by the donor.  In accepting or declining any donation the librarian

 

and/or Board of Trustees will consider the donationís role in helping the library

 

to fulfill its stated mission.

 

 

Gift of Materials

 

In accepting a gift of books, videos or audios the library makes the following

 

stipulations:

 

a.      The library reserves the privilege of deciding whether gift material

 

should be added to its collection.

 

b.      The library makes an effort to dispose to the best advantage all

 

gift material which is not added to the collection.

 

c.      Proper use of the gift material will be determined by the librarian, and

 

may not be stipulated by the donor.

 

d.      The librarian may decline or accept the donations of gifts of materials

 

for which the donor makes stipulations as to the use.

 

Donations of Money

 

a.      Gifts of money in which the donor makes no stipulation as to the

 

intended use will be accepted.

                                                                                                                    

 

b.      The librarian may decline or accept the donations of gifts of money in

 

the amount of $100 or less in which the donor makes stipulations as to the

 

intended use.

 

c.      The Board may decline or accept the donations of gifts of money in

 

amounts in excess of $100 in which the donor makes stipulations as to the

 

intended use.

 

 

Other Donations

 

a.      Because of the ongoing responsibilities involved in ownership,

 

donations of real property or stocks must be approved by the Board.

 

b.      Acceptance of donations of other objects, such as artwork or

 

antiques, will be at the librarianís discretion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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