[HISTORY Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills by Ord. No. 98:27. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated
- The Free Public Library of Parsippany-Troy Hills Township established by the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:54-1 et seq.
No person shall detain or fail to return any book, periodical, pamphlet, artistic reproduction, phonograph recording, audiovisual material or any other article borrowed from the library after 30 days have elapsed from the date of posting by certified mail, return receipt requested, of a notice demanding return thereof, addressed to said person at the last address furnished to the library.
No person shall cut, tear, deface, disfigure, damage or destroy any book, periodical, pamphlet, artistic reproduction, audiovisual material or other article, or any part thereof, which is borrowed from, owned by or is in the custody of the library.
No person shall register or furnish a false name or address or use without the owner's written permission any card other than the one issued to said person for the purpose of borrowing any book, periodical, pamphlet, audiovisual material or other articles from the library.
The Board of Trustees of the Library shall adopt and post in a conspicuous place in the library reasonable rules, regulations and procedures governing the borrowing of books, periodicals, pamphlets, or any other item or article which may be available for such borrowing to the public.
No person shall remove any book, periodical, pamphlet, artistic reproduction, phonograph recording, audiovisual material or any other item or article from the library unless such person shall have first complied with said rules, regulations and procedures.
The provision of this chapter shall be enforced by the Director of the library or such other person as may, from time to time, be designated by the Board of Trustees of the library.
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not to exceed $200 for each offense or, in the case of a violation of § 231-2 or 231-3, for each article detained or damaged. Continued failure to return any such article detained or to pay the library the replacement cost thereof or of any article damaged, for a period of 30 days after conviction of a violation of § 231-2 or 231-3, shall constitute a separate offense under this section.