Circulation Policies Letts Public Library
Items available for check-out -
· Books can be checked out three (3) weeks and can be renewed once.
· Audio books can be checked out for (3) weeks three.
· DVDs & Blu-Ray videos can be checked out for one (1) week and renewed once.
· Yoga equipment can be checked out for three (3) weeks and renewed once.
· Cake pans can be checked out for one (1) week and renewed once.
· Games can be checked out for three (3) weeks and renewed once.
· S.T.E.M. backpacks and kits can be checked out for two (2) weeks and renewed once.
· Reference materials are kept in a special location in the library. These items include but are not limited to atlases, dictionaries, and medical reference books. Patrons can request copies for personal use, considering the copyright laws.
Encyclopedias, Atlases, or any other reference materials, have in house use only, and can be copied.
Library Cards –
· Library patrons are all assigned their own library card with a unique number. This information is not available to the public and will only be shared when ordered by the court.
· Information requested to create a library account include name, address, phone number, email (if you have one), and residential location (funding info)
· New library card holders are welcome to check out up to 2 books (including audio books), 2 videos, yoga equipment for one person, 1 cake pans, 1 board game, and 1 STEM backpack for the first 3 months after getting a library card.
· Patrons with overdue materials will be contacted by the library staff by phone, email, mail. After items are two (2) months overdue they will be considered lost and/or damaged. The library property will be charged off (weeded). Patron’s account will be reset to new card holder privileges for 6 months.
CHECK OUT POLICIES FOR ALL PATRONS WITH A LIBRARY CARD
INCLUDING THOSE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 YEARS
The library will not be held responsible for anyone’s media choices at check out.
The Letts Public Library does not monitor and has no control over the information accessed through the internet and cannot be held responsible for its content. Please note that not all sources on the internet provide accurate, complete, or current information. All internet resources accessible through the library are provided equally to all library users. Parents and or guardians, not the library staff and volunteers are responsible for the internet information selected and/or accessed by their children. ONLY parents or guardians may restrict THEIR children from access to internet resources accessible through the library.
Though freedom of information – everyone using the library is welcome to use all library materials. Children who arrive (unsupervised/unaccompanied) are afforded all privileges. If a parent or guardian chooses to limit access to books, movies, or information on the internet, that parent should accompany the child or young adult to monitor what they are reading or watching.
Amended on 4/19/2004 Updated 11/12/07 Updated 5/13/14 Updated 5/12/18 Updated Feb/12/2020