Policies

policies

Policies

Borrowing Policy

  1. A library card must be presented in order to check out books. All replacement cards are $2.
  2. First time card users may check out two items. When those have been returned, the patron may check out more than two items.
  3. Patrons may have no more than 25 items checked out at one time.
  4. All library materials are checked out for three weeks, with the exception of DVD's which are checked out for one week. (No more than 2 DVD's per card please.)
  5. Materials may be renewed one time for an additional three weeks provided they have not been reserved by another patron.
  6. Materials may be renewed by phone. Please have your library card number ready when you call.
  7. All overdue items are fined at the rate of $.10 per day with a maximum charge of $2 per item. All overdue materials must be returned and fines paid before checking out more materials.
  8. Inter-library loan books may not be renewed, and are fined at the rate of $.50 per day

Other Policies/Services

  1. The library provides computers for public use. These may be used for internet access and word processing. The only charge associated with these computers is a charge of $.10 per page for printing.
  2. We offer wireless access. This is password protected so you must ask for the password.
  3. We have two computers for public access to the card catalog.
  4. We offer a copier for public use. These copies are $.25 per page
  5. Patrons may access our website at stonecountylibrary.com. There you will be able to find information about the library, access the card catalog, reserve and renew books, and look at announcements.
  6. There is a pay phone in the lobby for public use. The phone in the library is for staff only.
  7. The Edith Lowe Conference Room is available for use by community groups. A list of policies and procedures may be obtained from the library staff.