Who may apply for a library card?
Residents or property owners in Reynolds County.
When applying for a library card, the applicant is applying for the right to use the library. The applicant must agree to comply with all rules and pay for any dues charged. The applicant agrees to notify the library of an address change.
A parent or guardian's signature is required on the library card application for library user under the age of 16. The parent or guardian thereby assumes responsibility for any library material lost or damaged. Library patrons 16 or older applying for a library card assumes such responsibility on their own signature.
The applicant must provide a current photo ID or driver license, and residency or ownership of property in Reynolds County. The most common types of proof are voter's registration card, tax receipt, or utility bill, but other proof is acceptable.
The application must include complete, accurate, and current mailing address and phone number.
All adults will need a current photo ID or driver license with proof of residency. Anyone under 18 will need a signed computer slip from their parents, guardian, or caregiver. Computer slips must be signed in person at your local library by the parent, guardian, or caregiver who is responsible.
As with all materials in the library any restriction of a child's access to the internet/computer is solely the responsible of the parent or caregiver. Parents are encouraged to work with their children to develop rules for the use of internet/computers. Children 10 and under may not use the internet without a parent, guardian, or caregiver.
The Reynolds County Library District cannot control the information available on the computer/internet, and is not responsible for its content. The internet contains information on all subjects and from many viewpoints: however not all sources provide complete or current and some may be offensive.
The Reynolds County Library District provides interlibrary loan (ILL) service which permits patrons to obtain materials from other libraries within our district. There is a small fee of $1.00 per book.
What is interlibrary loan (ILL)?
"Interlibrary loan is the process by which a library requests material from, or supplies material to, another library." (Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States. ALA, 2001)
Who is eligible for interlibrary borrowing?
Any patron with a valid RCLD card in good standing may request materials through ILL.
What is available through interlibrary loan?
Books, movies, sound recordings, microfilm, photocopies, and more are available through ILL. MCPL will attempt to borrow from other library systems (locally, regionally and nationally) titles that MCPL does not own, does not plan to purchase, or has only non-circulating copies.
How are interlibrary loan requests placed?
You make the request through your local librarian. It the item is avaliable through another library in the district the librarian will make your request and contact you when its in.
Materials become overdue at the opening of the library the day following the due date on the item. A fine of .05 per item per working day is charged on all overdue materials.
All items that are damaged or lost must be paid for.
A small fee is charged for photocopies. The fee may vary at the different branch libraries.The cost to send or receive a fax is a $1.00 per page.