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         


  Returning collection material:

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


  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.