Policies and Fees

Freedom to Read
Statement
This statement, by the American Library Association, demonstrates our belief in patrons' freedom to read.
Behavior in the Library
Policy Resolution
These documents outline our behavior policy and guidelines of behavior while using the library.
Community Rooms
Application Form & Policies
These documents outline our policies, regulations, and application form for using the meeting rooms and other community rooms.
Access to Library Materials
Policy Resolution
This statement outlines our policy regarding who can access materials and how those materials can be accessed.
Objection to Materials
Feedback Form
This form provides an outlet for feedback on items that people find objectionable.
Parental Responsibility
Policy Resolution
This policy covers the responsibility of parents and/or guardians pertaining to materials checked out and services used by their dependents.
Use of Library Facilities
Policy Resolution
This document contains policy and guildelines pertaining to appropriate use of library facilities.
Internet and Computer Use Policy
Policy Resolution
This page details our policies, rules, and regulations for using computers and the Internet at the library.

Policies Regarding Circulation of Library Materials

 

PRINT MATERIALS LOAN PERIOD
Books - Adult 3 Weeks
Books - Juvenile and Easy 3 Weeks
New Books 2 Weeks
Circulating Encyclopedias 1 Week
Magazines & Newspapers (Limit 6 per title) 1 Week
Interlibrary Loans* Varies

*Limit of five Interlibrary Loan requests per individual a week.
LIMIT: 2 BOOKS PER SUBJECT, FOR SCHOOL ASSIGNMENTS.

 

NON-PRINT MATERIALS LOAN PERIOD
Audio Books / Digital Books / Playaways
Instructional Multi Media
3 Weeks
Kits (Books with CD or Tape) 3 Weeks
Learning Games / Puzzles 3 Weeks

DVD's
Music CD's
Video Games (limit 3)
TV Series

1 Week
1 Week
1 Week
1 Week

Quick Flicks (No holds. No renewals, Limit 5.) 1 days
Bicycle Locks 3 Hours

Fees

Fees may be charged for interlibrary loans.  Please return materials promptly.  Library materials may not be checked out if borrower owes $20.00 or more in fines and fees.  Long overdue materials that are more than 60 days overdue may be referred to a materials collection agency.  A collection fee of $9.00 will be assessed, per account.  Materials may be renewed on-line or by phone, if they are not on hold for other patrons.  Please renew before or on the due date to avoid overdue fines.

*Overdue Fines

Maximum fine accumulates up to $5.00 per item, except quick flicks, TV series, and video games.  PLEASE RETURN MATERIALS PROMPTLY.

 

LOST AND DAMAGED MATERIALS AND OTHER FEES

Lost Material

Current price is charged for lost materials unless otherwise specified.

Refunds

Refunds are made within 3 months. Returned materials must be in good condition. 

Lost Learning Games & Puzzles

Price varies based on current costs.

 

Other Fees

   
Book Jackets and Barcodes:    
Containers, if lost or damaged: CD, DVD, Video game cases  
  Circulating CD Bags  
  Nylon/Plastic Bags (Kits or Puzzles)  
  Large Learning Game Bag  
Computer Printing:    
  Black & White Pages 1–50: Free, Pages 51+: $0.10
  Color Pages 1–50: $0.15, Pages 51+: $0.30
Earbuds:   $2.00 (Donation to the Friends of the Library)
Meeting Room Fees: Per Use $10.00 - Non-Profit Organization
    $75.00 - Commercial Organization