Answered By: Moon Library
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2023     Views: 318

Borrowing a Bike for the library is easy. There are no fees to join! The procedures below describe how to borrow a bike from the Bike Library as of September 1st, 2017. The bike program is limited to ESF Grad and undergraduate students.


1. In order to sign up for the Bike Library program, potential borrowers must read and complete a Bike Safety Program available at the Circulation Desk. They must  sign the Waiver of Liability, and User Agreement forms.

2.. When you present the forms, at the Moon Library circulation desk, we will:

a. Place a sticker on your ID.

b. Retain the forms for Student Affairs.


To check out the bikes:

1. Present your ID at the Moon Library circulation desk and ask to borrow a bike. Your ID MUST have a bike sticker on it.

2. The loan for the bike is for 24 hours.

3. Patrons should report any damage to the bike, or missing helmet BEFORE leaving the library with it. Damaged or missing helmets not reported will be assumed to have happened while the patron is in possession of the bike.

4. The loan period cannot be extended. The bike must be checked in and then another checked out.

5. Bikes cannot be renewed at this time.

6. When the bike is returned: Lock the helmet through the straps to the bike and rack with the U-lock. Bring the keys IN THE BAG to the Moon Library circulation desk and tell the library worker you are returning the bike.

7. Report any damage that happened while you had the bike in your possession The list of fees and late charges is below. Fines are payable at the library, or if by credit card, at the cashier’s office. If paid at the cashier’s office, a receipt must be brought to the library verifying payment so that fines can be marked paid and any blocks removed.

Fines and Fees:

Overdue Fee: (Late return) $15

After 10 Days of not returning the bike, the fee is $500. A block will be placed on the user’s bursar account. Missing or lost helmet: $15

Missing or lost U lock: $15 Missing or lost key is $15 per key ($30 if both keys are lost)