Maine Wood Carvers Association
Bird and Study Collection

Kathy Webster, Curator of Birds
P.O. Box 387
Sabattus, Maine  04280

Bird Collection and Studies Lending Rules :

 Most items in the collection may be borrowed for 3 months.

Renewing collection material:

 Most bird and study collection items, unless it is requested by another customer, may be renewed to extend the loan period up to 3 times.
 Members may renew collection material by telephone, by email, or in person.

Limits on the number of items checked out at any given time:

Most members may have up to 5 items checked out at any given time. All items (birds, studies, etc.) contribute to this total.

Requesting library material:

Members may have up to 5 items on request at a time.
Members are notified that their request is available and being held for them.
Members may choose the method by which they are notified: phone (default) or email.
Requests are held for 8 days.
Members may request that items be mailed directly to their residence and may submit a request via phone, email or in person.

Returning collection material:

Studies can be returned in person or mailed (priority, insured) to the MWCA Curator of Birds. Birds must be returned in person.

Overdue notices:

Members will receive up to 4 notices via phone, email or postal mail. (Method chosen by customer.)
o   1st notice: sent on the 7th day after an item is due
o   2nd notice: sent 7 days after 1st notice sent
o   3rd notice: sent 7 days after 2nd notice sent
o   Final: sent 7 days after 3rd notice; lost date.

Lost/unreturned items:

Members will be responsible for paying the full cost charged by MWCA for any lost/unreturned or damaged bird or study.