Library Policies

Patron Cards:

To get a library card you need a valid photo ID that has your current address on it. If your photo ID does not have your current address, proof of your mailing address such as a phone bill, utility bill, car registration or bank statement will be required.


  • The first card is free, replacement cards are $3.00.
  • Patrons that forget to bring in their library card can  present current photo ID in order to checkout.
  • Patrons over 18 without ID or proof of address can request a Computer Only card.

Patron Accounts: 

  • New patrons are allowed up to two items at a time for the first 30 days.


Library Checkout Timeframes:


  • DVDs, new fiction books, magazines, music CDs, and circulating encyclopedias check out for 7 days.
  • New non-fiction checks out for 14 days.
  • Regular fiction and non-fiction check out for 21 Days.


Checkout limitations:


  • Three items per subject per card
  • Three items per author per card
  • Two DVDs at a time per adult patron card
  • One DVD at a time per Juvenile Card
  • Four Books on CD per card
  • Three Music CDs per card
  • Magazines 3 per title per card

No checkouts or renewals will be allowed if there are overdue items and/or fines exceeding $5.00.

Holds:

  • A hold can be placed on any item, with a limit of three (3) per patron
  • Holds can be placed in person, over the phone or online.
  • Items are held for two (2) business days, after that time they will be returned to the shelf or passed on to the next person waiting.
  • Due to high demand, DVDs will be held for only one business day.

  
Renewals:


  • A renewal request can be done in person, over the phone or online.
  • A one-time renewal limit applies to all renewable checkouts.
  • 7 day checkouts renew for an additional 7 days.
  • 14 day checkouts renew for an additional 14 days.
  • 21 day checkouts renew for an additional 21 days.
  • DVDs cannot be renewed.
  • Any item that is on hold for another patron cannot be renewed.


Overdue Fines:


  • $0.25 per day-Books, Magazines, Music CDs and Audio Books
  • $0.25 per day-Interlibrary Loan Books
  • $1.00 per day-DVDs, Videos


Fees:


  • $3.00 per Interlibrary Loan Request

These policies are subject to change at any time.