In 1902, there were very few libraries open to the public. In Seaford, a group of women formed the Acorn Club as a vehicle through which they could improve their community. Their goal was to establish a public library. The first meeting of the Acorn Club was in a rented room to which each member brought a chair, a book, and a cup and saucer. They voted to start a library with books from their own homes as well as material borrowed from the traveling library available through the State Library in Dover. Each member served as librarian for a month until a part-time librarian was hired for $1 a week. And by 1909, there were 404 books in the library’s collection.

Service to Seaford’s surrounding rural community was met by one of the State’s first bookmobiles in 1912. Seaford Librarian Mary Hopkins purchased a touring car, stacked books on the car seats, and visited nearby farms loaning books and magazines.

The Seaford District Library continued to grow and was moved several times. The first move was from the room over Milligan’s store at the corner of King and Pine Street to the Acorn Club House on Hall Street in 1939. The library moved again to the old Henry White brick building on Pine Street until the completion of the present North Porter Street building in 1963. An addition to the building in 1987 almost doubled its size, adding more room for book shelves and offering a large meeting room for community use.

In 2003, the library boasted a collection of over 59,000 books, videos, tapes and magazines. Library services include outreach programs to local schools, daycares, nursing homes, and children’s organizations. In-house presentations and programs include story times, an annual children’s summer reading series, plus various children’s and adult’s programs. The library provides free word-processing capabilities, meeting space, and Internet accessibility to library members.

In December 2009, the library relocated to the current location of 600 N. Market St. Ext. doubling in size. The new facility has a computer training room, an exhibit/conference room, and a community multi-purpose room. A teen area was added and a children’s program room. The new building was named Seaford Library and Cultural Center. The library, however, remains incorporated as Seaford District Library, Inc.

Board Members

The Trustees of the Seaford District Library are appointed by the Resident Judge of the Superior Court of Sussex County. They are appointed to oversee the library as representatives of the community. They determine and adopt policies to govern the operation and program of the library; develop and oversee the budget; employ a Director; and actively support library legislation. The Board of Commissioners meet about ten times annually and these meetings are open to the public.

President: Kay Wheatley
Vice-President: Amy Russell
Treasurer: Janet Messick
Vice-Treasurer: Peggy Boyd
Trustee: Desiree Moore

Library Director

The library director is R. Jerry Keiser.

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CELL PHONE POLICY

The use of cell phones in the library can often prove disruptive to patrons. In order to preserve the library’s mission and goals, we ask that all patrons observe the following courtesies inside the library building.

1. Cell phones should be set to ring quietly or to vibrate when entering the library.

2. Patrons must terminate their cell phone use when approaching the circulation desk, doing so insures prompt service. If the call is not terminated, patrons will be asked to step aside until the call is done.

3. Patrons using cell phones in the library will be asked to move away from the public computers or other patrons using the library’s services. Staff may allow patrons to use cell phones at the computers if the situation warrants it.

4. Patrons may not use cell phones at a volume that is disruptive to others.

5. Library staff may require that people engaged in cell phone conversations move to the front foyer near the entry doors or leave the building so as not to disturb others.

Enforcement of these rules for all cell phone users may take the form of any of the following actions:

Staff members are authorized to issue a verbal warning to patrons using a cell phone in the library in a manner that does not follow cell phone policy. If the offender refuses to cooperate, they will be asked to leave as quickly and quietly as possible. Acting abusively with verbal or physical threat or failing to cooperate with staff will result in immediate suspension of library privileges.

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Get A Library Card

In order to get a Free Delaware Library card you must live in Delaware and have proof of residence. Anyone who would like a Delaware Library card who does not live in the state of Delaware must pay a $25 fee. You must fill out our Seaford Distract Library Card Application. You must return the application to the Seaford District Library to get your card. When you come into the Library you should bring your Delaware license or a picture ID and two types of proof of residence.

Search the Seaford Library Catalog

There are many different ways that you can search the Delaware Library Catalog. We have the website online as well as an app. In order to get onto the website you go to Seaford District Library. You then type in the title of the book you are looking for in the Search bar. Then you scroll down and choose your filters on the side such as the item type, material type, format and what library. You can use the silver "Select an Action" drop down menu and click "Add to My List" to add it to an online list of books you want to read. You could also select the "Email" button to email yourself or others the information about this item, and the last option on the list is to click the "Print" button and print out the information. You can also place a hold on it by clicking the purple "Place Hold" button to the right of the screen. After you click the "Place a Hold" button you log on with your library card and PIN number and then choose the library you would like to have your item sent to for pickup. You can also click the "Your Account" button at the top of the screen and view all your checkouts, renew your checkouts, view your holds and view your fines.

In order to use the app you must first download it. Once it is downloaded and you open the app it asks you to choose a library to set as your home library to Seaford District Library. Then you have options on what you would like to do. To view the catalog you choose the top option that says "Catalog". You then type in the author or the title of the item that you are looking for. Then you would scroll down and find the item and if it is not on the list then we do not have it. If we do have it you can select the title and view the titles information and if you select the "Request" option you can place a hold on the item.

Return Checkouts

To return your checkouts you must bring them to a branch of the Delaware Library system. Any items that were checked out in a Delaware Libraries library can be returned to any other library in Delaware. You can take them to your closest library and drop them in a drop box outside or you can bring them inside to the library staff during opening hours.

Pay Fines

You can view your fines online on your account howver, at this time you still need to come to the library to pay them. You will need your library card to complete these transactions. You can no longer check material out if you have over $5.00 in fines or fees.

Book a Meeting Room

There are two ways that you can book a meeting room at the Seaford District Library. You can fill out an online application.and you will be contacted by a library staff member confirming if your meeting room reservation is approved.

The other option to book a meeting room is to visit the Seaford Library and fill out a Meeting Room application at the circulation desk and fill it out and turn it in to one of the library staff. The Meeting Room Manager will contact you about your application as soon as your reservation is approved.

Use a Computer

There are two ways to use our computers. You can come in and get a guest pass, and in order to get a guest pass you have to be over 18 and have an ID with you to prove it. The second way to use the computer is to come in and use or get a Library Card.

Connect to Wi-Fi

In order to connect to our Wi-Fi you have to come in and set up your computer, and then you use the Library-Public Wi-Fi and then you have to wait a few minutes for our acceptance policy to come up in your internet browser. If the acceptance does not come up then you can go to your web browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) and then try to load a webpage. After you accept the usage policy you should be able to use the Wi-Fi for as long as needed.

Suggest a Purchase

In order to suggest a purchase please fill out our form online. A staff member will contact you if the item is selected for purchase. Please make sure the form is completed in full where possible. We try to insure that all Seaford District Library customers receive the reading material of their interests.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi there are movements that involve momentarily standing on one leg, which may improve balance; circular movements of the shoulders and wrists which improve suppleness and circulation; learning the sequence of the set movements may improve cognitive function such as concentration; the social atmosphere can sometimes forge friendships and alleviate loneliness and anxiety; and the exercise itself can boost a person's mood and alleviate depression.

Is offered every Monday morning at 11:00 a.m. in the Woodruff Meeting Room. It is led by instructor Chris Collier.

Line Dancing

Line Dancing is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows, all facing either each other or in the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time. It is wonderful exercise for everyone.

Is offered every Tuesday night starting at 5:30 p.m. It is led by instructor Chris Collier.

Yoga

Yoga refers to a set of physical exercises (known as postures), and sequences of postures, designed to align your skin, muscles, and bones. The postures are also designed to open the many channels of the body—especially the main channel, the spine—so that energy can flow freely.

Yoga is offered every Wednesday evening at 5:30 p.m. It is led by yoga instructor Kelcie Mahr.

Zumba

Zumba is a fitness program that involves dance and aerobic movements performed to energetic music. The choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo in Zumba.

Zumba is every Thursday night at 5:30 p.m. It is led my instructor Deatrice Livingston.

Adult Book Discussion Group

Our Adult Book Discussion read a book each month and then meet on the Second Tuesday of Every Month and discuss the book. The conversation is led by Janet Messick and meets on the Second Tuesday of every month in the Allen Room at 4:00 p.m. Please check the calendar for the current book discussion.

Walk In Job Assistance

If you need help finding a job, polishing your resume, setting up an email account please visit our Walk In Job Assistance. Job Tutor Hope Ellsworth will guide through the process in applying for jobs in this new online world.

Is offered every Monday from 2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Interlibrary Loan

Please check the library catalog before requesting materials through ILL. Requests for items owned by Seaford District Library will not be processed unless items requested are more than 60 days overdue or lost on the circulation system. You may also search for and request items through Delaware Library Catalog

What is interlibrary loan (ILL)?

Because no library can own everything, Interlibrary Loan is a system that allows libraries to share resources with one another. The ILL Department locates a potential lending library and sends a request to borrow the item you seek. The lending library photocopies articles or checks out the material in the name of Seaford District Library. It then mails it to SDL for you to pick up and check out on your library card.

How do I order an ILL?

Interlibrary Loan requests can now be placed online via our Interlibrary Loan Form. Patrons are limited to 6 active requests (filled or pending) at any given time through ILL. You must have a valid Seaford District Library card and email address. It is highly encouraged for patrons to have an email address so that notices can be sent concerning their ILL request. If you do not have access to a computer, you can still place an ILL request at the library’s main desk.

What information do I need to place an ILL request?

For each item you request, the following information is needed: author’s name, title of book, and date of publication (if known). When requesting an article from a magazine or journal, you will need the title of the journal, article title, volume number, and pages in which the article appears.

Why am I having trouble placing my ILL request online?

If you are having trouble placing your ILL request and you see an error message, you will need to check on the status of your library account. There are several possibilities that could create a restriction. You could have overdue library materials, an outstanding fine of $5.00 or more, lost items, or an old address or phone number on your account. You will need to correct any restriction before you can place your ILL request.

How much does it cost?

The library charges a non-refundable $3.00 fee per item. Photocopies of articles are often provided free of charge or for a minimal fee. Fines for overdue ILL materials are $0.10 per day. If an item is lost or damaged, you are responsible for the replacement cost plus any additional processing fees assessed by the lending library. Failure to pick up an interlibrary incurs an additional $1.00 per item fee.

How long will it take?

The length of time involved in obtaining a loan or photocopy can vary considerably. We are unable to control the length of time that lending libraries take to send requested items. However, most materials can be obtained between two weeks and two months after your request is submitted. Be sure to submit requests well in advance of your need for them. You will be notified by telephone, e-mail, or by regular mail when the material arrives. Materials ready for pick up are held at the circulation desk for FOUR DAYS. If we are unable to fulfill your request, you will receive notification of the UNFILLED status by email.

How long do I get to keep the material?

The lending library determines the loan period and renewal policy for its materials. You can expect to keep most materials for two weeks. Interlibrary Loan is essential to the vitality of our resource sharing system. Borrowing materials from other institutions is a privilege. Occasionally, libraries will lend materials with certain restrictions, such as in-library use only, a shorter check-out period, or no renewal. Our library respects all restrictions placed on materials by the lending library. Users are expected to honor due dates and comply with any restrictions stipulated by the lending library. ILL relies on consideration and good will between libraries. When ILL materials are not returned promptly, it reflects poorly on the borrowing library and some lenders may stop lending materials to the offending library. Please return your ILL materials on or before the due date printed on your check out slip.

Where ILL books should be returned?

We encourage patrons to return ILL materials to the library location where they first picked them up so that paperwork can be cleared before they are returned to the lending library. Do not return ILL materials in the book drop. Please return them to the main desk.

How are books renewed?

The lending library decides on a case-by-case basis whether or not to renew. If you should need to make a renewal, you must contact the ILL office three days before the due date. We will make a request for renewal. You will then be contacted regarding the lending library's decision. Lending libraries will not grant renewals for overdue books. Any items not granted renewal must be returned by the due date or you will be subject to fines. Media materials (DVD & CD formats) are loaned for 2 weeks only with no renewals.

What kinds of materials are difficult or impossible to get?

Although we attempt to fulfill almost any request, the following types of materials are often difficult (or impossible) to obtain through Interlibrary Loan:

Recently published books (less than 6 months old)

Entire volumes or issues of periodicals

Reference works

Rare books or original manuscripts

Audiobooks, videos, DVDs or computer software

Some doctoral dissertations and masters theses

Genealogy materials are extremely difficult to acquire.

Some microfilm is available, but usually involves a lengthy wait times.

All Interlibrary Loan services are governed by the American Library Association Interlibrary Loan Code, national and regional agreements, and the Copyright Law (PL 94-553).

Contact

Interlibrary Loan
Seaford District Library
600 North Market Street, Extended
Seaford, Delaware 19973-1500
Seaford.Library@lib.de.us
Phone: (302) 629-2524 Extension 106

Meeting Room Policy

The Seaford District Library welcomes the use of its meeting rooms by community groups for cultural, informational, educational, intellectual, and civic purposes. Library programs, State/County Government programs or meetings, and programs through community partnerships will have first priority for use of the rooms. The Seaford District Library Board of Commissioners reserves the right to determine suitable use of the rooms, to assess fees for use of the rooms, to suspend rules or policies, or to cancel or reschedule all arrangements at its discretion, with or without cause or reason and without liability.

The Seaford District Library, it’s Board of Commissioners, and employees assume no responsibility for the actions, opinions, or expressed points of view of the organizations that sponsor or host meetings or the individuals who attend meetings and events on library premises.

Any organization seeking to use the meeting facilities must fill in a reservation form and agree in writing to observe this policy and all regulations.

Failure to abide by this policy and the agreed to regulations may result in cancellation or refusal of reservations.

Adopted by the Seaford District Library Board of Commissioners, October 8, 2013

Meeting Room Guidelines

It is the responsibility of the user to put the room back exactly has they found the room.

All trash needs to be taken to the dumpster outside the library. Rental Prices: Rental Rates:

For Profit Entities are charged $100.00 per day Monday through Friday and $200.00 per day on weekends.

Non for Profit Entities are charged $25.00. Non-Profits must show proof of non-profit status.

Adopted by the Seaford District Library Board of Commissioners, January 10, 2017

Meeting Room Application

Job-Center

Offering courses and specialized instruction during employment transition.

Have you become unemployed due to layoffs, hardships, legal issues? Do you feel lost searching for a new job? Are you interested in returning to the workforce following retirement? Whatever your reasons for unemployment, the Seaford Library Job Center will help you get back on track.

Job seekers will use new technology, including public access computers, assistive technology, videoconferencing capabilities, and wireless networking.

Focusing specifically on the needs of the unemployed, our Job Center will offer specialized training to build resumes, teach job searching techniques, practice interviewing skills, and provide financial literacy and lifelong learning habits. One-on-one assistance and free workshops are available to enhance your skills and enable you to compete in today’s market.

For further information, please, contact Hope Ellsworth at the Seaford Library (302)62925245 Extension 105 or (302) 222-3618. hope.ellsworth@lib.de.us

Library Guides

Self-paced, high-quality online courses that include lessons, exams, assignments, discussion boards and an instructor. Over 500 courses covering hundreds of topics and skill sets.

Delaware Heritage Collection

Documents, artwork, maps, newspapers, slides, photos, audio/video and other important items documenting Delaware’s rich history and culture can now be explored online!

Flipster

Read digital copies of magazines on your computer, smartphone, or tablet using your library card! Choose from many popular titles for adults, teens, and kids with no holds and no limits.

Homework Help (via UDLib/SEARCH)

The UDLib/SEARCH program provides home access to online magazines, newspapers, and encyclopedias to Delaware’s K-12 students, parents, and teachers (including homeschooled students). Please contact your local school or public librarian for more information.

Learning Express

Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.

MasterFile Premier

Full text for more than 2,000 magazines & general reference publications. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, it also includes reference books and biographical articles, more than 100,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flag.

NoveList

Contains book reviews and book lists for all ages: children, teens and adults. Locate books to read by describing a plot or find similar titles and authors for books already enjoyed. Users can also search a series name to get a list of titles in the series.

ReferenceUSA

Includes 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, much more!

Universal Class

Self-paced, high-quality online courses that include lessons, exams, assignments, discussion boards and an instructor. Over 500 courses covering hundreds of topics and skill sets.

All Seaford District Library databases are brought to you by the State of Delaware, Division of Libraries or the Sussex County Department of Libraries in partnership with your local library.

Free Public Computers

The library has 34 computers that provide free access to high-speed internet and word processing during the library’s operating hours. We require that all patrons comply with our Internet Policy. Failure to do so will result in the loss of computer privileges.

Reservation Time Limits

The library does not accept reservations. The computers are available on a first come first server basis.
All of the Library's public computers time out after 30 minutes. If no one is waiting for an available computer at the end of a 30 minute session, you will be asked if you would like to extend your time.

Personal Information on Public Computers

The computers are cleaned completely every evening after the library closes, but not between sessions on the same day. For this reason, we urge you to log out of your email and other accounts before the end of your session, and never allow the computer to remember your login information. We also encourage you to save your documents to a location other than the public computers because all documents are removed every evening and they are not retrievable. We suggest setting up a free cloud storage account or flash drive.

Your credit card information should be safe if you establish a secure connection between the browser and the website asking for credit card information. Look for the universal lock symbol in the lower right-hand corner of the browser window.

If you wish to ensure that no personal information remain on a computer, please ask a staff member to re-boot the machine. This action deletes all session information.

Printing Services

Color print and copy services are available. Patrons may print documents/images from the library’s public computers or their personal mobile devices. Cost for printing is $0.25 per image/side. The library does not provide copying services of large amounts of documents.

Step-by-step Wireless Printing Instructions

Please contact the Reference Department if you have questions or difficulty

Loading of Personal Software

To keep our computers free of viruses, etc., software is restricted from being downloaded onto the public computers.

Free Wireless Internet

Anyone with access to a laptop computer and wireless capabilities may utilize wireless networks both within and outside of the building. Wireless access is free of charge and no passwords are required. The wireless network is named public.

Library staff can identify if a network has gone offline but are not trained to configure personal computers to access wireless networks.

There is inherent risk using any public wireless internet connection and the standard advice for mobile users is to install a software Firewall onto your machine and use a high quality anti-virus software with definitions updated daily. With that level of protection public wireless internet is usually safe to use. The Library, however; is not responsible for any data that is acquired by an outside source.

Faxing Services

The library offers outgoing faxes through the kiosk area by the copier. Faxing costs $1.00 per page.

The library does not accept incoming faxes. To receive faxes please use the services offered by USPS store.

Scanning Services

The library offers scanning services at no charge through the kiosk area by the copier.

Self-Check Stations

A self-check stations are available for checking out materials, renewing materials. The self-check station is at the circulation desk on the left side.

What is RFID?

RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification. All of the items in our collection have an RFID sticker. These stickers are small computer chips that have the barcode number recorded on them. When one of these chips is placed near a reading device at the desks or at the self-check stations, the barcode number is read and the item is checked in or out.

No personal information nor the title of the book is stored on an RFID sticker.

Cell Phone Use

Link to policies/cellphone.html

Baby Bookworms
Tuesdays 10:30 – 11:30 A.M.

Using the innovative award-winning “Mother Goose on the Loose” early-literacy curriculum created by Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen.

Bring your babies and toddlers to the Seaford Library for fun-filled thirty-minute interactive classes that use rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments, and more to stimulate the learning process. This fosters speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence, and sensitivity to others. Parents and care givers are participants in this ideal environment for child development.

Yoga for Kids
Wednesdays 4:30 – 5:30 P.M.

A fast paced, story time yoga, and cos/play event. Ages Toddler and up.

Children derive enormous benefits from yoga. Physically, it enhances their flexibility, strength, coordination, and body awareness. In addition, their concentration and sense of calmness and relaxation improves.

Pre-K Wiggle Worms
Thursday 10:30-11:30 A.M.

Sing and dance your wiggles away in this fun filled story hour of music, rhymes, books and play. Ages 5 and under.

Teen Game Night
Fridays at 4:00 – 6:00 P.M.

Love Magic, Yugioh, or Pokemon? Meet other fans every Friday at the Library. Bring your cards, play, trade, and have fun. We have Video Games, Board Games and Chess as well, or bring your own cool game to share. Teens & Tweens.

Summer Reading
June - August

Why are the children’s and teens Summer Reading Programs so important? These programs help develop and maintain reading skills and literacy levels during the summer. Kids who participate have a better retention of skills once they return to school than those who do not. It also provides programs, knowledge and entertainment as a free service, and is open to the entire community. We welcome children and teens of all reading levels and abilities. This is one of the library’s most direct ways to contribute to education. It coincides with our mission statement to encourage lifelong learning and a love of books in any form.

Youth Services Librarian
Laura Prophet, 302-629-2524, laura.prophet@lib.de.us

Friends of the Seaford District Library (also known as “Friends”) were established in 1986. They promote and support the services of the library.

You are invited to become a Friend of the Seaford District Library!

BY-LAWS Friends of the Seaford District Library.2010
Like us of Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/seafordfriends/
Friends Contributions
Funding and refreshments for educational programs
Equipment for the Library
Annual Meeting Program
Books & audiovisual materials for public use
Support for the Summer Reading Program
Volunteer time for improved Library Services
Capital Campaigns

Opportunities for Service


Hospitality/Refreshments
Fundraising
Assisting Library Staff
Shelf Reading
Clerical/Newsletter/Mailings
Board Member (12 members)

Membership Types


Individuals $10
Family $30
Business $30
Organization $30
Individual Lifetime $100
Membership year is July 1 – June 30

To Join Friends of the Seaford Library visit:


Seaford Library and Cultural Center
600 N. Market St. Ext.
Seaford, DE 19973
302-629-2524



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NOTE: Some frequently requested items, such as TV series or feature films, are not available through Interlibrary Loan. Recently published materials released within the past 6 months to one year are not available through Interlibrary Loan. Please instead submit a suggestion for the collection. Please refer to the ILL Policy page for details.

All Interlibrary Loan (ILL) materials will be available for pick-up only at Central Library, and must be returned to the same desk where they are picked up.

Library Catalog *:

 Yes I have checked the Library Catalog for this item

Contact Information

Your Name *:

Library Card Number*:
Please enter your 12 or 14 digit library card number with no spaces

Street Address*:

ZIP Code*:

Notification*

When my material arrives, I want to be notified by
 Email      I don't have email, please notify me by phone

Email* :

Request Details

Type of Requested Material*

Please indicate whether you are requesting a loan or a photocopy
 Loan (of a book, an audiovisual item, etc.)
 Photocopy (of an article from a magazine, newspaper, microfilm/microfiche, etc.)

Author(s):
Author of article, book, music, etc

Title:
Title of article, book, music, etc.

Additional Information:
Please enter any addition information, e.g., ISBN or citation reference.

Fees And Terms

1. There is a STANDARD transaction fee (to cover costs associated with shipping and/or photocopying) for each Interlibrary Loan. The amount depends on the type of material you request.
$3.00 for books
$5.00 for all non-print material
$.15 per page for photocopies
The standard transaction fee will be assessed when the item is checked out to your account, and will be attached to your library card. If we are unable to fulfill your request, you will not be charged.

2.When an item is lost and the patron has not signed the return form, patron is responsible for paying the cost of replacement.

3.A fine of $1.00 a day is charged for each overdue item for days the library is open.

Please refer to the ILL Policy for details.

Transaction Fee*

I understand that there is a transaction fee for each Interlibrary Loan that will be charged to my library card.
 I agree to these fees and terms for the use of Seaford District Library Interlibrary Loan
We always attempt to obtain items from libraries which do not charge us. However, some libraries charge $10 - $30 or more for interlibrary loans. Please indicate below the maximum amount you are willing to pay, in addition to the STANDARD transaction fee above.

Additional Lending Charges*

Amount you agree to pay, in addition to the Transaction Fee above. Select $0 if you do not want to pay any additional charges, or enter the maximum amount below.
 $0
 

Notice Warning Concerning Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specific conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

We welcome our customers’ suggestions for the purchase of new materials. Please use this form to suggest a title to be added to the Seaford Public Library collection.

To suggest a title for purchase, complete the form below. Keep in mind that, unfortunately, we cannot add all suggested materials.

Author:

Title:

Publisher:

Price:

ISBN/ISSN:

What is this about?

Where did you hear about it?

If you would like a reply via e mail, please include your name and e mail address in the space provided; however we are not able to place holds on your account.

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Name:

Email address:

  

Name of organization:

Non-profit* :

Description of the Event :

Date(s) of the use requested:

Number of attendees:

Beginning and ending time(s):

Select one:
 Woodruff (max. 200)      Allen (max. 50)

Contact person:

Photo ID (check):

Contact phone:

Email address:

Equipment needed:
  Screen
 DVD Player

  Laptop
 Microphone
  Projector
 Kitchen access

  Agreement: As a representative of the above organization, I have read the policy guidelines governing the use of the meeting room and agree to abide them. I understand that failure to do so may preclude future use of the meeting rooms.

Set up and break down of the room is the responsibility of the user.

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