Get to Know Us: Circulation information

Checkout Periods

Books
3 Weeks
Audiobooks
3 Weeks
Music
3 Weeks
Fishing Poles
3 Weeks
Software
7 Days
Video Games
7 Days
Blu-ray and DVDs
7 Days

Checkout Limits

The total limit is 40 items and 15 holds per card.

Books

Nonfiction: limit 4 per subject

Audio

Audiobooks: limit 20
Compact discs: limit 20

Video

Blu-ray: limit 5

DVDs: limit 15

Games: limit 2

Computer Software

Software CDs: limit 2

Reserved Materials and Interlibrary Loans

Reserved materials: free, limit 15
Interlibrary loans: $3 per item, limit 5 (fee non-refundable, must be Garland County resident)

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Renewals

You may renew materials using the Library’s computerized catalog terminals, at the Circulation Desk, by telephone, or by using the Library's website on your home computer. Most items may be renewed twice. Any item requested by another patron will not be renewed.

Late Fees

Each overdue item will incur a fee of 10 cents per day up to a maximum fine of $5 per item.

Replacement Policies

Library Cards

A $1 fee is charged to replace a library card. Please report lost or stolen cards immediately. Also, report any change of address or contact information as soon as possible.

Lost Materials

The replacement fee for lost material is the price of the item. If a lost item is found, you will receive a full refund less any late fees associated with the item.

Collection agency and/or judicial prosecution may be initiated for non-returned library items!