Rules and Regulations

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Rules and Regulations of State Government-financed Institution of Culture of Vladimir Region «Vladimir Regional Library for Children and Youth».

1. General regulations

1.1 State Government-financed Institution of Culture of Vladimir Region «Vladimir Regional Library for Children and Youth» (further named as Library) is informational, cultural, educational institution which has at its disposal the organized foundation of documents, gives them to natural and legal persons for temporary use and carries out library, bibliographical, informational, cultural, educational and methodological activities in serving children and youth, their parents, specialists who are involved in different fields of children and youth culture, problems of pedagogy, psychology, sociology in reading.  

1.2 Present rules are worked out according to Civil Code of the Russian Federation (from April, 6, 2011), Federal Statute of Russian Federation «Fundamentals of legislation of the Russian Federation on culture» (with changes and amendments from May, 8, 2010), Federal Statute of the Russian Federation «On basic safeguards of children’s rights in Russian Federation» (with changes and amendments from July, 21, 2011), Federal Statute of the Russian Federation «On library science» (with changes and amendments from December, 27, 2006), Statute of Vladimir region «On library science» (from May, 11, 2010), Statute of Vladimir region «On culture» (with changes and amendments from May, 14, 2009), Federal Statute of the Russian Federation «On consumer protection» (with changes and amendments from May, 18, 2011).

1.3 The activity of the library is aimed at satisfaction of informational needs of children and youth, parents, guardians, other legal representatives of children, natural and legal persons professionally involved in the problems of literature for children and youth, problems of children's and youth’s reading, working with children and youth. To achieve these goals, the Library provides its funds for temporary use and carries out reference - informational support of users.

1.4 Rights of children and youth have a priority in relation to the rights of other individuals (Federal Statute of Russian Federation «On basic safeguards of children’s rights in the Russian Federation»).

1.5 The library is public. The procedure for the access to the Library's collections, the list of the main services and conditions of their provision are set by these Rules.

1.6 The Library serves users 6 days a week according to the schedule, except weekends (Saturday), holidays and sanitary days (51, Mira Street - last Tuesday of every month; 23, Stroiteley Avenue - last Thursday of each month).

1.7 These Rules begin to act from the time of approval; they may be amended and supplemented as soon as necessary.

1.8 For violation of the Rules users, enterprises, institutions, organizations may be deprived of the right to use the Library for the term, set by the administration.

2. Rights of Library users

2.1 Users of the Library are

  • children and youth, parents, guardians, other legal representatives of children, natural and legal persons professionally involved in the problems of literature for children and youth, problems of children's and youth’s reading, working with children and youth;
  • legal persons – on the basis of contractual relations;
  • persons temporarily residing on the territory of the service have the right of free use of  reading rooms, lending library after leaving cash as a deposit.

2.2 All users of Library have the right to receive free of charge

  • the information about the presence of the concrete  document in the funds;
  • full information on the composition of funds through a system of catalogues and card indexes, and other forms of library information;
  • receive any document from the library for temporary use in reading rooms;
  • consulting assistance in the search for and in choice of information sources.

2.3 Users of Library also have the right

  • to participate in all activities of the Library;
  • to express their opinions on the activities of the Library, to make proposals for improving the work of the Library;
  • to appeal to a court against actions of the officials of the Library who infringe upon their rights;
  • to use the additional services of the Library according to the list.

3. Rights of the Library

The library has the right:

3.1 To approve Rules of using of the Library in coordination with the Founder.

3.2 To fix the list of services, including additional services which are given to users on a contractual basis, to set the prices of services.

3.3 To impose a deposit for using rare and valuable editions, and also for other cases set by Rules.

3.4 To fix criteria of rarity and value of editions independently.

3.5 To fix the amount of guarantee (Civil Code of the Russian Federation, article 334. 337, 346, 348; statute «On deposit» article 4, 15th paragraph; № 78 - Federal Statute, article 9).

3.6 To fix the form and size of compensation for the damage caused by Users who violate the Rules of using the Library and the safety of funds (Civil Code of the Russian Federation, article 15; № 78 – Federal Statute, article 9).

3.7 To apply to a court for the compensation of the inflicted damage.

4. Duties of the users

4.1 To observe the Library Rules.

4.2 To compensate damage if there is such

  • in case of loss or damage of the document from the Library users are obliged to replace it with, respectively, the same or recognized as a library equivalent in content and volume issued in the course of the past two years, in accordance with the market price. Book of early year of publication, provided for a replacement, are accepted only in agreement with the Commission for safety of funds;
  • in violation of the terms of return of documents, taken for temporary use, users shall bear responsibility in accordance with the paragraph 7.4 of these Rules;
  • for the loss of the documents from the Library, causing them irreparable harm and violation of terms of return of the documents by minors, their legal representatives shall bear responsibility in accordance with the current legislation.

4.3 In obtaining the documents carefully look through them and in case of detection any defects in them inform the librarian who is obliged to make relevant notes on the issued document.

4.4 To treat carefully the documents from the Library (not to make any marks in them,  not to pull out or bend pages; not to carry documents out from the premises of the Library, if they are not recorded in the application form; to return them within the established time period). Not to violate the placement of the fund in departments with open access, not to remove cards from the catalogues and card indexes.

4.5 To treat carefully the property of the Library.

4.6 To leave your outerwear and bags in the cloakroom. 

4.7 To observe the manners in public places.

Users have not the right

4.8 To copy (to duplicate) documents received in the Library.

4.9 To place publications issued by the Library in the Internet.

4.10 To use cameras, video cameras, dictaphones, tape recorders, laptop computers without the permission of the administration in the Library.

4.11 To change the settings and install software while working on the computer.

4.12 To violate ethical standards of behavior; to insult employees or other visitors of the Library, to rude, to interfere in the process of the service, to talk on a mobile phone, to make a noise distracting other visitors from reading.

4.13 To enter sections of the Library being in a drunken state.

4.14 To smoke in the Library.

4.15 To carry any food in the reading room and lending library.

5. Duties of the Library

5.1 To create conditions for the implementation of the users’ rights of free access to information and documents of the Library;

5.2 To study and meet the informational demands of users. The Library is not allowed to provide or use of information about readers and their reading in any cases, except for scientific purposes and  improving the organization of library services (in accordance with the Federal Statute of the Russian Federation «On personal data»);

5.3 To contribute to the formation of the informational culture of users, to take measures to attract them to the Library;

5.4 To carry out bibliographical and informational services for users;

5.5 To ensure the high-quality service for users, to assist them in the choice of necessary books and other materials, to provide them with catalogues and card indexes;

5.6 To implement accounting, storage and use of documents from funds of the Library in accordance with established standards, ensuring their conservation and use. In the process of issuing documents an employee is obliged to examine them carefully and make the appropriate mark on the issued document in case of detection of any defects;

5.7 To see systematically to the timely return of the issued documents to the Library;

5.8 To inform citizens of all types of available services in the Library;

5.9 To establish the most favorable operating hours for users of the Library;

5.10 To improve the comfort of the library environment.

6. The order of registration of users in the Library

6.1 The registration in the Library is conducted on presentation of an identity document (passport or military certificate). Children up to 14 years old are registered in the Library on the basis of the documents certifying the identity of their legal representatives (passport with the registration in the city of Vladimir and birth certificate of the child). Guardians must show a certificate of guardianship. Children from the age of 14 must show their passports in addition to the aforesaid documents. Legal persons (pedagogic, medical institutions, etc.) must make contracts with the Library on serving children who are under their care. Parents, guardians, trustees or other legal representatives should get to know the Rules of use and assure their duty to respect them signing library card.

6.2 In case of changing the place of residence, changing NAME, a user should report it to the Library.

6.3 Documents issued to users for temporary use are registered in a library card.

7. The Rules of using lending library

7.1 Children and youth, parents, guardians, other legal representatives of children, heads of children's reading have the right of free use of lending libraries under the condition of their permanent registration in the town of Vladimir. Other users can use lending libraries leaving cash deposit.

7.2 At one time a user cannot get more than 5 copies of the documents for a period of up to 14 days.

7.3 A user may extend the period of using document up to 2 times.

7.4 A librarian exercises control over timely return of issued documents to the Library. On the expiration of the term of using documents a librarian must remind a user (in writing or by phone) about the necessity of the return of the documents.

In the case of a breach of the terms:

  • the user receives a warning;
  • in the case of repeated violation a user can be transferred to the deposit service for up to 3 months;
  • in case of systematic violation of the terms, in case of intentional damage of the documents a user can be transferred to the deposit service for up to 1 year. Records on the violation of the terms of use and relevant sanctions by the Library shall be made in a library card and certified by signatures of the head of the department and the user.

7.5 A user must sign for every received document. When documents are returned the signature of the user is canceled by the signature of the librarian in his presence.

7.6 A library card is a document certifying a date and fact of issuance and receiving documents by librarian.

8. The Rules of using reading rooms

8.1 Reading room - a room for reading, providing users the opportunity to use the documents in the Library rooms.

8.2 A number of documents issued in the reading room is not limited.

9. The Rules of deposit service for users

9.1 In order to improve the safety of library fund, users who do not have permanent registration in the city of Vladimir must leave cash as deposit for using documents outside of the walls of the Library in accordance with «the Regulation on the one-time deposit contributed by users of State Government-financed Institution of Culture of Vladimir Region «Vladimir Regional Library for Children and Youth».

10. The liability of users

10.1 A user bears responsibility for violation of legislation on intellectual property (part IV of Civil Code of Russian Federation).

10.2 Persons who have violated the Rules are limited in use of the Library by the directorate.

10.3 Persons, who have caused damage to the Library, incur liability for breakage, criminal liability or other types of liability in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

11. The liability of the Library

11.1 The library staff bears responsibility for the quality of the service for users according to their duties.




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