Non-Resident Property Owner
Library staff may access property records from the county property databases in order to verify property ownership of non-residents. If library staff cannot verify property ownership through online property records, non-resident property owners must provide proof of property ownership along with suitable identification as above. Such proof may include one of the following:county tax statement, deed, realty, or construction contract showing ownership.
Application for a non-resident Library card shall be made by presenting suitable identification as above and paying a $25.00 annual fee which includes borrowing privileges of a maximum of fifteen (15) items for a 3 week period along with Library computer usage.
Application for a visitor Library card shall be made by presenting suitable identification as above and paying a $10.00 monthly fee which includes borrowing privileges of 2 items for a 1 week period along with Library computer usage.
Application for a temporary resident borrower’s card is made by presenting suitable identification as above and proof of the following:
For minors anyone under the age of 18 years. Minors must be accompanied by parents/guardians. Minor’s identification may consist of their parent’s, or guardian’s identification. Parent or guardian will be required to sign the application acknowledging responsibility for the return of, damage to, or cost of replacement of all materials borrowed by a minor.
The library sends overdue notices as a service to remind borrowers of overdue materials. Failure to receive such a reminder does not exempt the borrower from fines. Failure to pay charges and to return materials will result in the loss of borrowing privileges.
If the borrower receives an overdue notice for library materials and believes these materials have been returned, he/she should notify the library. Library staff will then check the circulation files and the shelves and make every effort to locate the material. If the material is located in the library, records will be cleared and no further charges will be made. If staff cannot find material the item should be marked “claimed returned.” A borrower may not have more than 3 “claimed returned”. If more than three (3) items have been claimed as returned, the borrower will lose borrowing privileges until items have been returned, replaced, or paid for, bringing the total to three (3) or fewer items.
Items refunds for lost items may be given if the following criteria is met:
This policy only applies to public libraries. Refunds are not given by the academic libraries nor does it apply to their materials.