Library Card Policies and Lending Periods

Library Card

  • There is a 50¢ charge for a library card.
  • Requires photo I.D. & verification of current address, which may include a utility bill postmarked within the last thirty days, a lease rental agreement or rent receipt showing the address (dated within last thirty days), a current post office box receipt, or mail that has been sent to you at your current address (postmarked within thirty days)
  • Card holder and/or guardian is responsible for all materials borrowed on his/her card, obey all policies of the library, and pay any fines or damages
  • Parent/Guardian must sign for applicants under the age of 18
  • Must present library card to use public Internet computers and to borrow library materials
  • Must provide prompt notice of loss of card or change of address

library materials collections – Length of Loan

  • Books...14 days
  • Audio Books...14 days
  • CDs...7 days
  • Magazines...7 days
  • DVDs...7 days
  • Playaway Launchpads...7 days
  • Sensory Backpacks...7 days

Interlibrary Loan

  • Patrons may place a hold request by accessing the library’s on-line catalog using their barcode and PIN

Fines

  • A patron will be charged full replacement cost for any borrowed material that is lost or returned damaged beyond repair.
  • Borrowing and computer privileges will be suspended if a patron has outstanding fines of $1.00 or more.
  • Overdue material charges are as follows:
  • Books, magazines and CDs 10¢ per day that the library is open
  • Audio Books 50¢ per day that the library is open
  • DVDs $1.00 per day that the library is open
  • The loan period for the Launchpad is seven (7) days with no grace period or renewals and a late fee of $1.00 per day.
  • The borrower acknowledges that the replacement costs for the Launchpad tablets range from $100.00 to $200.00, depending on the tablet, with the replacement cost for kit accessories and cases ranging from $5.00 to $50.00.