(a)  Use of Library resource collections shall vary in accordance with resource format and circulation status, as set forth in the rules in this Subchapter.

(b)  Printed collection materials shall be designated as circulating or non-circulating. Circulated materials may be used outside of the Library in accordance with the rules set forth in this Subchapter. Select printed materials designated as non-circulating shall not be used outside the Library. Non-circulating items include general reference materials, permanent depository copies of State documents, rare books, vertical file materials, periodicals, print newspapers, and the genealogy reference collection.

(c)  If a borrower loses or damages Library materials charged in the borrower's name, the borrower shall be responsible for the cost of replacing the material. Library borrowing privileges shall be withheld in accordance with Rule .0109 of this Subchapter.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 125-2;

Eff. April 1, 2011;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2017;

Amended Eff. February 1, 2018.