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Equipment at Fletcher Library

Equipment at Fletcher Library

The Library has many items for loan besides what you see on the shelves. We loan out quite a few other items such as laptops, calculators, iPads, webcams, and more. Visit Room 128 to check this equipment out.

Loan Periods

  • Items may be checked out by currently employed faculty and staff and currently enrolled students of Fletcher.
  • A valid LoLA Number must be given to check out materials.
  • Users may check out 10 items at one time.
  • Circulation periods for students are as follows:
    • Audio/Visual: 21 days
    • Course Reserves: varies
    • Laptops: entire semester
    • Other Equipment: varies

Equipment Policy


  • Equipment in the library collection is available for circulation. Equipment includes, but is not limited to webcams, projectors, headphones, cables, speakers, etc.
    • The patron that checks out a piece of equipment is responsible for the replacement value of any item that is lost or damaged.
    • Before checking out equipment worth more than $100, patrons must electronically sign an acknowledgement that they will be responsible for the replacement cost of a lost or damaged item.
    • Holds placed on equipment expire in 24 hours.


  • Calculators are due back at the end of the semester in which they are checked out. Holds placed on calculators expire in 24 hours.
  • Should a calculator or any of its pieces be lost or damaged, patrons are responsible for the replacement cost of the calculator or the lost/damaged pieces including rechargeable batteries and charging cables.
  • Some library calculators come with rechargeable batteries. Batteries can be exchanged at the library.


  • Laptop availability is on a first-come, first-served basis and is available to currently enrolled students. Student ID is required for checkout.
  • Laptops are loaned one semester at a time and must be returned by the last day of finals in that semester according to the Academic Calendar.
  • Students are only allowed to have one laptop checked out to them at a time.
  • Laptops may be renewed. Renewals must be done in person with verification of enrollment.
  • Users are responsible for all devices and accessories, and must electronically sign an acknowledgement that they will be responsible for the replacement cost or damage costs of a lost or damaged item.
  • Laptops that are damaged, lost, or stolen will be charged the full replacement cost of the device or parts affected. Chargers, accessories, and laptop bags will be inspected upon return and assessed for damage.
  • The user is responsible for saving their work outside of the device. All data on the device will be erased at the end of each semester by the Information Technology department.
  • Documents and data cannot be retrieved.
  • In the event that the Information Technology department performs any troubleshooting or repair work on the computer, no attempts will be made to recover or otherwise protect the Borrower’s data. It is the Borrower’s responsibility to ensure Borrower’s data is adequately backed up. No technical support will be rendered by the College, except to reimage/reload the operating system and associated software on Borrower’s issued computer if the operating system is inoperable.
  • Students must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Students will follow the Fletcher Technical Community College Computing Resources Use Policy as stated in the Student Handbook
    • Students must protect the device from theft/ and or damage Students must adhere to all copyright laws
    • Students must notify library staff immediately of any damage or equipment malfunction
    • Students must notify library staff immediately if the device is lost or stolen
    • Laptops that are not returned by the end of the semester will be disabled by the Information Technology
  • Department three business days after the due date.
  • In the event that a student is issued an Incomplete for a course and needs additional time after the due date, the
  • student must bring in the device to the library staff for renewal.
  • Verification of an incomplete grade must be met before renewal.


Full Library Circulation Policy​​​​​​​