Checkout Procedure

SWKLS STEAM Collection  Checkout Procedures

The Southwest Kansas Library System (SWKLS) curates a collection of STEAM-centered materials in order to meet librarians’ technology needs and the maker needs of the communities they serve.

STEAM Collection Loan Period: 30 days.

Checkout Requirements: Must be a library within the SWKLS consortia.

Extensions: Extensions are not guaranteed and are subject to demand. In the event an extension is granted, it will be for an additional 30-day period.

Care Requirements: As a borrower of SWKLS STEAM Collection materials, please follow these guidelines for care and maintenance: do not affix any labels, stickers, or other objects to SWKLS STEAM Collection materials. Do not modify SWKLS STEAM Collection materials in any way (this includes downloading software, apps, and games onto STEAM Collection materials). SWKLS STEAM Collection materials are to be for in-library use only. If the borrowing library should choose to allow a patron to borrow SWKLS STEAM materials, any damages will be the financial responsibility of the borrowing library. Please return SWKLS STEAM Collection materials in the same condition that they were loaned.

Procedure for Requesting: Our STEAM Collection is available to any member of the SWKLS consortia. To view the STEAM collection, search SWKLS Verso with the phrase “SWKLS STEAM Collection.” To request to borrow something from the SWKLS STEAM Collection, please contact the SWKLS office directly at 620-225-1231. SWKLS STEAM Collection materials must be delivered and picked up in person. Delivery/pick-up times can vary depending on available staff and driving conditions. Staff delivering STEAM Collection materials may set up equipment and/or train on use, depending upon necessity.

Questions and/or suggestions can be directed to:

Steve Andrews

Technology Supervisor