Q. For how long may I borrow Ormandy Center materials? Are there late fees?
A valid Penncard or other form of photo ID is required to use the Ormandy Media Center collections and facilities.
Circulating Ormandy Center compact discs, cassettes, LPs, DVDs, Blue-rays, videocassettes books and scores have a loan period of six weeks and may be renewed one time for an additional 6 weeks unless designated in the Franklin catalog as ¨Library Use Only¨. Ormandy Center materials designated as ¨Library Use Only¨ may be borrowed for a period of four hours and must be used in the library. There is no limit to the number of regularly circulating items that a user may borrow at one time.
Reserve materials shelved in the Ormandy Center have a loan period of four hours and must remain in the building. Users may borrow up to four reserve items at a time. Special permission to borrow reserve recordings, books and scores for class presentation may be granted, please inquire at the Ormandy Center circulation desk. Reserve materials shelved in the Marian Anderson Center do not circulate and must be used in the library.
Ormandy Center laptop, musical instruments and carrying cases circulate for 3 days and may be renewed two times.
All Ormandy Center materials are subject to recall.
Fines for overdue sound and videorecordings, books and scores are $1/day for 14 days, after which the item will be considered lost and replacement fees will apply. Fines for overdue reserve items are $1/hour. Fines for music instruments and their cases, and our laptop and its case, are $50/day for 14 days, after which the item will be considered lost and replacement fees will apply.
Please see https://guides.library.upenn.edu/circulation/vpfinesfees for further information on lost items and replacement fees.
Patrons are welcome to use the Center's audio-visual equipment for listening and viewing of personal recordings, although priority is given to those using library-owned materials.