Using the Library

Library Cards

You must have a library card to check out items or use computers.

One-time computer users, with  identification, you can get a guest pass.

Children under 12 must be on their parents’ or guardians’ card. There is only one card per household.

How to Apply for a Card

You must show 2 or more forms of identification to get a card:

  • Oklahoma driver’s license
  • Current utility bill
  • A piece of canceled mail addressed to your current address
  • A check with address printed on it

Checking Out and Borrowing

Item Limits

First time users are limited to 1 item per person in the household. If the items are returned by the due date, 3 books per person with a limit of 15 total items checked out at one time.

Check Out Periods and Renewals

  • Books, magazines and audio books: 14 days
  • New fiction books: 7 days
  • DVD’s:  2 days

To renew books, bring them into the library. If there is a waiting list for the item, it cannot be renewed.

Magazines, Current and Back Issues

Prior month issues of magazines can be checked out. Current month issues are for library use only.

Borrowing from Other Libraries

If you want an item that is not currently located in the library, we may be able to get that item from another library. Inter Library Loan (ILL) is available for all patrons. A $3.00 per item mailing fee is collected at the time the item is requested.

Fines and Grace

There is a grace period before fines start. Fines are 10 cents per day up to a maximum of $2.00 per item.

Public Computer Use

You must have a library card to use the computers. One-time computer users can get a guest pass  – with proper identification.

  • Users are limited to one hour of computer use one time per day.
  • If you have overdue library books or fines, you will not be allowed to use the computer.
  • Use of public computers is on first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Use of computer printers is 15 cents per page.

Downloading programs or loading programs from disk or CD ROM is strictly forbidden. Use of the network to access obscene, objectionable or pornographic material is prohibited. For your safety, you should not use your full name or give personal information out over the web. Do not open email from sources you are not familiar with.

Library staff is not responsible for technical difficulties with the computer. The staff will assist as time and abilities allow.

Access to these computers is a privilege, not a right.

Violation of any part of the policy will result in the cancellation of all computer privileges.