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Borrow Period / Renewals |
Book Requests / Book Reserve
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Book Returns / Returned Books | Problems |
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Note: Categories are subjective and
How does the 'MCS Lending Library' work?
What is the connection between the 'MCS Lending Library' and the
Catholic Book Review & Exchange Section of this site?
Do you sell any of the books listed?
Can I trade / exchange books with you?
Do you always go in first come, first served order?
Do you promise that I will receive a book I request?
BOOK INFORMATION / RECOMMENDATIONS
books have an imprimatur?
Are all books you lend "good" or "safe"?
Do you recommend books you lend or their authors or publishers?
Have you read all the books that you lend?
Can you tell me more about a book?
Can you answer questions about books, authors, or publishers?
What is the condition of the books?
Do you guarantee the information provided concerning Lending Library
BOOKS FOR LOAN / AVAILABILITY
Where can I view a list of titles available for loan?
Are all titles listed available?
Can I request a title that is not listed?
Can I request the same title more than once?
When will you get more titles?
anyone request a book?
Must I be Catholic to borrow books from the Lending Library?
Can I borrow a book for someone else?
What address will be used to mail the book?
Will you mail books to an address outside the U.S.?
Might you refuse to lend me a book?
BORROW PERIOD / RENEWALS
are books due back?
Do all books have the same borrowing period?
Can I renew
BOOK REQUESTS / BOOK RESERVE
can I request a book?
How many titles can I request at one time?
Can I borrow the same book again?
What happens after I request a book?
What happens once a book is on reserve for me?
Do you tell me the status of my request (e.g. waiting list, reserve)?
Should I follow up on the status of my book request?
DEPOSIT / SASE / NOTICE OF RESERVATION
How do I know how much to send for a deposit?
What payment methods are acceptable for deposits?
Who should I make my deposit check out to?
Will you cash my deposit check?
How can I get my deposit check back?
Do you promise to return my deposit?
Do you deduct from my deposit for damage to a book?
Does normal wear and tear forfeit a deposit?
Do any other actions forfeit a deposit?
How do I know if my deposit has been forfeited?
Once you have cashed my deposit check, can I get a refund?
Do you issue partial deposit refunds?
Why are deposits higher than the value of books?
Do you want to cash my deposit check?
If my deposit is forfeited, what does it include?
What happens if my deposit check is not paid when first presented?
Do you return books back after a deposit is forfeited?
What if I fail to include a deposit with my SASE?
What if my deposit is received late or the check is made out
What if I send an incorrect deposit amount?
What type of envelope should I enclose for the SASE?
How should I address the SASE that I enclose?
How do I know how much postage to include on the SASE?
How can I determine how much a book weighs or how large it is?
What method will you use to ship borrowed books?
Must my SASE & deposit be received together?
What if you receive my deposit/SASE after the required date?
What if my SASE is the wrong size?
What if I put too much postage on my SASE?
I omit a SASE?
What if I fail to include any postage on my 'SASE'?
What if I fail to include sufficient postage on my SASE?
What else must I include with my SASE & deposit check?
Should I include anything else?
Could you provide a quick summary of what I must enclose?
Where do I mail my deposit/SASE/notice of reservation?
Do you notify me when you have received my deposit/SASE or when you ship
items to me?
Can you provide a receipt for my deposit?
Will you use my SASE for anything other than shipping a book to me?
Will you honor special shipping requests?
What if I send a deposit/SASE without having a book on reserve?
BOOK RETURNS / RETURNED BOOKS
If I am going to be late returning my book should I notify you?
What should I include when I mail a borrowed book back to you?
When I ship the book back to you, where should I mail it?
Should I notify you when I return the book?
What happens if I ship a book back to you C.O.D.?
What happens if a book return does not contain sufficient postage?
What condition must books be returned in?
What are some examples of unacceptable treatment of books?
Who determines that the condition of returned books is the "same"?
What if you receive a book back that is not in the original condition?
What if the post office damaged the book?
Which method should I use to return books?
Can I return my book via overnight mail?
What if you receive my book back in perfect condition, but it is late?
What if my book was received late due to an error on the part of the
What should I do if the book I received is not as described?
What should I do if I never receive the book I requested?
GENERAL / MISC.
Should I mail items to any other address than what is indicated herein?
Can I review a book I borrowed from the MCS Lending Library in the
Catholic Book Review & Exchange Section?
How can I donate a book to the Lending Library?
What are the terms for the Lending Library?
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