Library

The GVWSG has an extensive lending library, with an online catalogue to assist with project planning:

GVWSG Library Catalogue BY AUTHOR

GVWSG Library Catalogue BY SUBJECT

GVWSG Library Catalogue BY TITLE

Borrowing

  1. Books and other items from the library are available for borrowing by any member in good standing.
  2. Items from the library may be borrowed for 2 months. i.e. from Day meeting to the next Day meeting or Night meeting to the next Night meeting.
  3. The person borrowing the book or other item, must provide a legible signature or a printed name below the signature.
  4. Overdue items are subject to a fine of $1 per item per month overdue. Library privileges will be withdrawn until the items are returned to the library and the fines paid.
  5. A member may renew a loan from the library for additional 2 months one time, in person – items do not have to be stamped again with the new Due Date. The individual is responsible for recording/remembering the new date.
  6. At the May day meeting library items may be borrowed for over the summer. That is, items will not be due until the day meeting in September. At the June meeting library items may be borrowed until the night meeting in October.
  7. Borrowers automatically agree to replace mutilated or lost library items with a duplicate copy or one of similar content approved by the Guild Librarian.

Borrowing by Mail

The following are the conditions for borrowing by mail from the guild library:

  1. Books and other items from the library are available for borrowing by any member in good standing. Please note that due to border difficulties, loans are only available within Canada to Canadian mailing addresses.
  2. Items may be requested by mail, or by email to the Guild Librarian. Please provide your name, your mailing address, and membership number, and the titles of items you wish to borrow.
  3. Materials are sent via Canada Post parcel rate with appropriate insurance. The borrower will pay postage and insurance both ways. Reimbursement of the Guild is to be in the form of a cheque or money order. Library materials do not need to be sent via registered mail.
  4. Items from the library may be borrowed for 2 months. They must be posted for return by the stamped date shown on the Date Due slip inside the book. Books should be returned to the Guild Librarian.
  5. To request a renewal of any materials on loan, contact the Guild Librarian by mail, or email. Please provide your name, as well as the titles of the items you would like to renew. You may renew materials one time for an additional 2 months.
  6. Items not returned when due are subject to a fine of $1 per item per month over due. Library privileges will be withdrawn until the items are returned to the library and fines paid.
  7. Any item listed in the catalogue may be reserved if it is out on loan. Your request will be filled and the item forwarded as soon as possible.
  8. Borrowers automatically agree to replace mutilated or lost library items with a duplicate copy or one of similar content approved by the Guild Librarian.

Please contact the Guild Librarian with any questions via info@gvwsg.com.