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Portable CD Players

These lendable CD players enable you to listen to our music collection and enjoy audiobook stories with your whānau!

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Contents of a CD Player Kit
Contents of a CD Player Kit

What's in the kit?

Each CD player kit consists of:

  • 1 x CD player (Bluetooth compatibility/built-in stereo speakers)
  • 1 x Panasonic headphones
  • 1 x JBL portable Bluetooth speaker
  • 2 x connector/charging cables
  • CD player FAQ sheet

How does it work?

  • You may borrow one CD Player Kit at a time for 3 weeks
  • CD Player Kits can be reserved for collection at a branch of your choosing
  • CD Player Kits cannot be renewed
  • The CD Player Kit borrower is responsible for checking out and returning the entire kit and is fully responsible for its return, as well as any replacement costs for damaged / lost items or a whole set.

How much does it cost?

  • CD Player Kits are free to borrow.
  • $160 charge for a lost kit.

Where can I find them?

CD Player Kits are held in 5 branch libraries:

The kits can be borrowed from and returned to a different library and can be reserved or moved to another library for pick-up.

Terms and Conditions to borrow this equipment are in place to ensure the safe use of the equipment and its timely return.

Search the catalogue

The catalogue will tell you if a Portable CD Player Kit is available and at which library it is held. Browse available CD Player Kits on our catalogue here:

CD Player Kits on the Catalogue

Full terms and conditions anchor

Terms and Conditions

The terms and conditions, listed below, are to help customers understand Library procedures and their responsibilities when borrowing CD Player Kits.

These terms and conditions are in addition to standard library membership conditions e.g. "I undertake to return all items borrowed from the library by the due date, and to pay all rental fees, loan extension fees, damages and replacement charges that are incurred".

Eligibility and responsibilities of CD Player kit customers

  • All borrowers of the CD Player Kit are Wellington City library members with current library cards.
  • The borrower is responsible for the CD Player Kit, which is issued on their library card. They are fully responsible for its return, as well as any replacement costs for lost items or a damaged/lost CD Player Kit.
  • CD Player Kits will be issued by a Libraries staff member.
  • The CD Player Kit must be returned to a library staff member, who will check them for missing items and damage before returning it.

Loan conditions

  • Individual elements (i.e Headphones, Bluetooth Speaker) within the CD Player Kit cannot be issued separately; only the whole CD Player Kit.
  • The lending period is 3 weeks, with no renewals.
  • There are no overdue fees, but if, 30 days after the due date, the CD Player Kit has not been returned, it becomes "lost" and the borrower's card will be blocked, as with other library items.
  • The fees for lost/damaged items within the Kit will be:
    • $80 charge for a lost/damaged CD Player.
    • $25 charge for a lost/damaged Headphones.
    • $45 charge for a lost/damaged Speaker.
  • The CD Player Kit can be returned to a different library from the one it was issued at, and can be reserved or moved to another library for pick-up

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