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Tool Lending Library (TLL) Policy and Waiver

How it works:

  • Lending periods are for seven (7)​ days and may be renewed once per rental for an additional seven (7) days if there are no other prior requests for the tool.
  • Fines are $1.00 per day​ for each day the borrowed tool is late with a maximum fine equivalent to the actual cost of the tool (fair market value) if the tool is not returned.
  • All tools must be returned to the TLL during Solana Center’s normal business hours or by appointment.
  • Please return the tools in the same condition they were in upon check out.
  • The borrower will be responsible for the replacement cost of any tool that is broken, lost, or otherwise not returned.

Policy Rules and Regulations:

  • Borrowers must be residents of San Diego County and at least 18 years of age.
  • All tools and equipment loaned by the TLL are the property of Solana Center’s Tool Lending Library. Only the borrower is authorized to use the tools.
  • The borrower shall not permit the use of said tools by any other person unless given permission by the TLL.
  • By renting the tools from the TLL, the borrower agrees that Solana Center’s TLL is not responsible for any manufacturing defects found in any borrowed tools.
  • The borrower and a Solana Center staff person shall inspect the tool prior to rental to ensure tool is safe for use.
  • The borrower agrees that if any borrowed tool becomes unsafe or in a state of disrepair, the borrower shall immediately discontinue use of the tool, return the tool, and notify a Solana Center staff member.
  • The borrower shall provide their electronic signature to Solana Center’s Waiver and Indemnification form written below.
  • Rental periods are for seven (7) days​. The borrower agrees to return any borrowed item on or before the due date in the same condition (normal wear and tear is acceptable), as when it was borrowed. The borrower agrees to pay for any damage inflicted on the borrowed tool that was not there previously upon rental. The borrower agrees to pay for any lost or stolen tools that were checked out under his/her name. The borrower further understands that fines will be levied for each item kept past its due date.
  • If you wish to renew the rental of a tool, you must contact the Solana Center by email, phone, or in person. A tool may be renewed once per rental for an additional seven (7) days if there are no other requests for the tool.
  • When tools are not returned by the designated due date, the TLL will issue a late fee of $1.00 per day​ with a maximum fine equivalent to the actual cost of the tool(s) (fair market value) if not returned.
  • Solana Center’s Tool Lending Library reserves the right to refuse the loan of any item for failure to comply with any of the above rules and regulations or for falsification of any information.

Waiver and Indemnification Agreement:

  • I state that I am capable and experienced in using the tools I am borrowing and that I will use these tools in a proper manner.
  • I, do hereby for myself, on behalf of my successors and assigns, in consideration of being permitted to borrow tools, waive any and all claims against Solana Center for any injury or injuries of any nature that I may suffer or incur in the use of the tools I am borrowing from Solana Center’s tool lending library.
  • I, do hereby for myself, on behalf of my successors and assigns, in consideration of being permitted to borrow tools, agree to release and indemnify and hold harmless Solana Center. Its officers, agents, employees and volunteers from any and all liability, loss, claims, and demands, actions or causes of action for the death or injury to any persons and for any property damage suffered or incurred by any person which arises or may arise or be occasioned in any way from the use of the tools I am borrowing from Solana Center’s tool lending library.
  • I affirm that the above information is current, true and may be subject to verification. I further state that I have read and fully understand the rules and regulations of Solana Center’s tool lending library and I understand that failure to comply with any of these rules may result in the revocation of my borrowing privileges and/or legal action against me. I have read and electronically signed a Waiver and Indemnification agreement on the TLL application, relinquishing any and all claims against Solana Center’s tool lending library.