Terms and conditions for sports and exercise equipment checkout

Sports and exercise equipment is available for checkout from the main library and from Vähäkyrö library during staffed hours. The equipment checkout is provided in cooperation with Vaasa city sports services.


Borrowing sports and exercise equipment is free of charge, but the borrower must have a valid Vaasa city library card. The loan period for the equipment is two weeks. The loan period ends at closing time on the due date. Equipment may be reserved and equipment loans renewed.

Sports and exercise equipment may not be returned in a book drop. In Vähäkyrö and Sundom libraries and in meeting point Huudi, equipment may only be returned during staffed hours.


An overdue fee will be charged for equipment returned or renewed after the due date. An overdue fee will be charged even if the online renewal of a loan fails due to maintenance work or other technical problems. A fee will also be charged for overdue notices and for debt collection. The board of culture and sports sets the overdue fees.

The borrower will be charged for lost or damaged equipment according to the current replacement cost list.


The borrower must handle the sports and exercise equipment with care to avoid damage. The library is not responsible for any damage caused to the borrower by the equipment. When necessary, the equipment must be cleaned before it is returned to the library. All equipment comes with user manuals.