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Display Case Policy

Display cases may be used by the library, museums, and government agencies. They are to be used primarily to educate the public about Calvert County. Display cases will be booked by library staff.

Display cases are available in Calvert Library, Prince Frederick and Calvert Library, Southern Branch.

Dimensions for Prince Frederick

Display case 1 is closest to the circulation desk and display case 3 is closest to the door.

Dimensions are as follows:
Display Case 1: Shelves are 41" long and 10" deep. 4 shelves. Base is 14" deep. Overall measurements are 5' 8' tall and 8' wide.
Display Case 2: Shelves are 31" long and 10" deep. 2 shelves. Base is 14" deep. Overall measurements are 5' 8: tall and 3' wide. The door is 13.5" wide.
Display Case 3: Same as Display Case 1.

Dimensions for Southern Branch

The case is 3'-8" tall x 3'-6" wide x 2'-0" deep.  There are two adjustable shelves.

Other Policy Information

Displays must be of a high standard, readable, attractive, eye-catching and making full use of the available space.

The utilization of a display space by any organization shall not imply the Library's endorsement or approval. Each display will have a sign indicating the organization that prepared the display.

The display cases do lock, however, Calvert Library assumes no responsibility for the preservation, protection, or possible damage or theft of any item displayed or exhibited. All items placed in the display case are done so at the owner's risk.

All displays must meet existing State and Federal laws on obscenity, libel, defamation of character or invasion of privacy.

Purely commercial use of the display space is prohibited.

Reservations for display cases are booked for two month periods, and may be made up to 12 months in advance.

The Library will not furnish construction paper, tape or other supplies. Adhesives may not be applied to the walls.

The Library staff will not provide assistance in setting up or taking down displays.

Organizations using the display cases shall leave it neat, clean, and in orderly condition.

Organizations will remove displays on the last day of the reserved period.

Final discretion for displays will rest with the director.

 

Approved by the Board of Library Trustees, October 17, 2006

Revised and approved by the Board of Library Trustees, May 14, 2013