East Parker County Library

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Get a Card

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                                                                                      Trip to the Library: . . . . . . . . . . $2
                                                                                     Donation to the Library: . . . . .  $1
                                                                                     Library Card: . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Free
                                                                                                                 VALUE: . . . . . Priceless 

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Who can get a card

Residents of Parker County who are eighteen (18) years of age may apply for a library card.  Just bring in your driver's license and proof of current address and ask for a library card.  If you are a resident of Parker County and between the ages of nine (6) and eighteen (18), your parent or guardian must provide his/her driver's license and proof of current address; the parent or guardian will be responsible and must sign the card.

There is a $1 charge to replace a lost library card. 

Borrowing Limits

Check-out Periods:   Books - two (2) weeks

                                      DVDs - two (2) week

Check-out Limits:     Books - ten (10) items

                                       DVDs - four (4) items

Placing Holds

You may reserve or hold an item in person, by phone, or online.  When the item is available, you will be contacted to let you know it is available.  The reserved item will be held for three (3) days. 

Renewing Your Borrowed Items

You may renew an item in person, by phone, or online.  Items are renewable twice if another patron has not reserved them.  New books are not renewable.  You may not renew an item twice and then check it in and immediately check it out again.  A period of two (2) weeks must pass between checking in an item that has been renewed twice and checking it out again. 

Library Fines

Fines for Books:     $0.25 per day

Fines for DVDs:    $1.00 per day 

There will be a $10.00 cap per item for fines on books and DVDs.  However, if the cost of the item is less than $10.00, your fine will be capped at the cost of the item.

There is an outdoor book drop near the parking lot. 

Borrowers must pay for or replace all damaged or lost materials.  Borrowers will be charged the cost of the book and a $5 processing fee to re-catalog the item.  If you choose to replace the lost item, you will still be charged the $5 processing fee.

Anyone owing $5 or more in fines or who has fines over thirty (30) days old may not check out any additional materials until all fines are cleared.

Revocation

Your library card may be revoked if you fail to follow library policies.  Reasons for revocation include, but are not limited to, failing to provide proper identification (driver's license or passport), viewing pornography on public computers, failing to pay fines or charges when notified, losing or damaging two (2) or more items, using false identification, using someone else's unauthorized card, and/or misconduct in the library.