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Get Carded at Your Library | Circulation Policy and Fine Information


Get Carded at Your Library: Applying for a Library Card

Library cards are free for persons residing in the City of Centreville or for persons who own property within the city. Two forms of identification must be presented to the Centreville Public Library staff to apply for a library card. One of the forms of identification must be a picture ID and the second must be a piece of mail with your current address(e.g. utility bill, etc.). Resident cards are valid for three (3) years. Individual library cards are issued to children 6-17; a parent must be present when application is made and must sign the application form.

Under Public ACT 92-0166, an indivual living outside of a public library service area may purchase a library card providing the non-resident with library service. A non-resident must purchase the library card from the public library closest to the individual's primary residence. This card is valid for one (1) year. The non-resident card fee is $7 per year.

REPLACING LOST CARDS

There is a $1.00 charge for library cards that our lost or damaged beyond use.


Circulation Policy and Fine Information

Loan Periods

Books 14 days
Videos 7 days

Renewing Library Materials

If you need to keep a book a little longer, you may renew it if there is not a waiting list. You may renew a book in one of two ways:

  1. At the library
  2. By phone

All library materials are to retruned at the library. It is very important that library materials are returned promptly so that all our library users will have equal access to our library materials.

The Centreville Public Library wants its library materials back!!!

Library fines will be charged for all items not returned when due. Library materials lost or damaged beyond repair must be paid for per cost of each item.

FINES

Books $.10 per day
Videos $1.00 per day

FEES

Damaged/Lost Materials @ Cost

If library materials are not returned and/or lost items are not paid for by 30 days after due date, your librry privileges will be revoked. When your library fines exceed $5.00, you may not check out library materials until your fines are paid.


Send comments to centreville@digitalesl.org. Last updated August 26, 2003.