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Who can get a library card? How do I apply for a card? How do I use library card?

 

 

  • Who is eligible to get a library card?
    • Anyone who is at least 7 years of age or in first grade is eligible for a library card.
  • How does a person apply for a card?
    • Stop by the library and ask any librarian or volunteer and they will give you the card to fill out.
    • We do not give an actual card, your number is computer generated and printed on your receipt.
  • How to use the library card:
    • Checking out books and other materials
      • You only need to know your number or last name in order to check out books and other materials.
    • Loan limits
      • NEW PATRONS (3 months or less)
        • 1 movie (DVD)
        • 2 books
      • After 3 months (if in good standing)
        • 2 DVD
        • unlimited number of books
      • EXCEPTIONS
        • anyone with a fine up to $5.00 is limited to the following until the fine is paid:
        • 1 book
        • anyone with fines in excess of $5.00 loses all library privileges.
    • Returning items
      • items may be returned at the front desk
      • or in the dropbox located at the front of the library
    • Renewing items
      • an item that is older than 6 months can be renewed as long as there is no HOLD on the item
      • any item with a HOLD cannot be renewed
    • Over-dues, fines, and billing
      • we have a 1 week grace period on BOOKS ONLY (excluding holiday books)
        • after 1 week the fines accumulate at the rate of $0.05 cents per day
      • no grace period for movies or magazines
        • the day after a movie is due it starts accumulating at the rate of $1.00 per day
        • the day after a magazine is due it starts accumulating at the rate of $0.05 per day
    • Requesting an item
      • you may call in and request an item
      • you may stop at the front desk and request an item
      • you may contact us via the internet to request an item
      • we ask for a $3.00 donation to help defray shipping costs for Inter Library Loans
    • Reserving an item
      • you may reserve, or hold, an item the same as requesting an item

 

If you'd like a library card, please click here for an application.