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Changes in the Helmet Library rules

Updated user regulations in effect from March 1st 2018.

The user regulations for the Helmet Libraries have been updated. The new rules take into account the new law regulating libraries, which came into force in January 2017, and the EU general data protection regulation, which will be put into practice in May 2018.

Children under 15 need written consent by their guardian to get a library card, while minors aged 15–17 can obtain a card by themselves. The adult representative of a child under 15 must be their legal guardian. Overdue fees are not collected from customers under 18. A minor's card must be updated to an adult’s card when they reach 18 years of age.

The possible loss of user rights for a period of up to 30 days is in accordance to the law regulating libraries. Your right to use the library may be denied, should you repeatedly cause major disturbance to the library and its function, endanger safety or harm property. The denial of user rights is an office-holder's decision, which you have the right to appeal.

Many of the Helmet Libraries have extended self-service time. Some libraries also use an alias for customers picking up reserved items. These matters have also been taken into account in the new regulations.

User regulations