Devices

Try out the latest technology from the Library.  Borrow a Roku Ultra streaming device, a GoPro camera, a Kindle Paperwhite, or a mobile hotspot – free with your Mahwah Library card.

  • Devices are available to Mahwah adult cardholders 18 years and older.
  • Devices may be borrowed for 14 days and are not renewable.
  • One device per household.
  • Reserve a device up to 60 days in advance through our website, or by asking staff at the adult services desk, or by telephone.
  •  If you need to cancel or change your reservation, please call the adult services desk as soon as possible so other patrons may have the opportunity to check out the device.
  • Failure to pick up the device at the reserved time will result in the reservation being canceled and the device being given to the next person in line.
  •  Patrons who have reserved and not picked up devices after two occurrences will be unable to borrow any device for 6 months.
  • Want to check out a device again? You can make your next device reservation 4 days after you return a device.   Your next reservation must be 1 month, or later, from the date you picked up your last device.

Borrowing

  • Reserve a device online or by speaking with staff at the adult services desk.
  • Pick up the device from staff at the adult services desk and fill out a Lending Form.

Returns

  • Return the device to staff at the adult services desk before closing at the end of your loan in order to avoid fees.
  • Devices may not be returned to another library or in the book drop.
  • Devices must be returned in the condition that they are received, including the case and all accessories in order to avoid fees.
  • There is no charge to reserve or borrow a device. 
  • Devices returned late are charged $5 per day. After 7 days, patrons must pay the full replacement cost of the device.
  • If the device is lost or damaged beyond repair, patrons must pay the full replacement cost listed.
  • Any component (remote control, cable, case, batteries, etc) not returned with the device will incur a replacement cost.