Circulation Policy

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Community District Library

Circulation Policy

Service area:

The Community District Library will serve all residents of Burns, Caledonia, Hazelton, Perry, Shiawassee, Venice Townships and the cities of Corunna and Perry. Service will not be denied or abridged because of religious, racial, social economic or political status.

A reduced Library Card membership fee for residents of contracted service areas including Maple Grove Township.

A reciprocal borrowing agreement between Community District Library and Genesee District Library, Baker College and Vernon District Library will allow patrons to borrow materials free of charge. Patrons must have current I.D. or valid library card. (Check against MeLCat records)

 

Library Cards:

  1. Regular Library Card
    a. A library card may be issued at no charge to residents of Burns, Caledonia, Hazelton, Perry, Shiawassee and Venice Townships and the cities of Corunna and Perry.
    b. A library card may be issued to any patron who is sixteen (16) years and older and with a valid drivers’ license, or picture identification and a completed library application form. Picture identification must show applicants current address. Resident status will be verified using American Fact Finder (http://factfinder2.census.gov).
    c. Patrons fifteen (15) years or younger must bring a parent or guardian into the library to sign the application as the responsible party and provide a valid drivers’ license or state ID.
    d. Property owners who own (and continues to own) property within the Community District Library service area may obtain a library card.
    e. Library employees are eligible for a library card at no charge until employment is terminated.
    f. Regular library cards will expire every three (3) years.
  2. Library Card for contracted service areas
    a. Residents living in Maple Grove Township may purchase a library card for an annual fee of $35.00 per household.
  3. Non-resident Card
    a. People who do not qualify for a regular library card and do not reside in the contracted service areas of CDL may purchase a non-resident library card for an annual fee of $55.00 per family.
    b. Teachers who are non-resident teachers may borrow materials for use in the classroom within the library’s legal service area free of charge.
  4. Student Card
    a. Student cards are available to students who attend school in the CDL service area, but live outside of the district.
    b. Student cards are limited to 1 print material at a time. No audio visual material is included.
    c. Student cards will expire on an annual basis.
  5. Lost Cards
    a. In the event of a lost or stolen card, the patron is responsible for notifying the library immediately. The library assumes that the person using the library card is the owner of that card or has the permission of the owner to use the card.
    b. The fee for replacement of a lost card is $3.00.

 

Borrowing Materials:

Library users must present their library card or photo identification at the time of checkout. Children who do not have their library card may not check out materials. Borrowing limits per patron for library materials includes up to 50 print and/or audio and up to 5 Dvd’s.

 

User Agreement:

By signing a library card application, patrons acknowledge that they are subject to the circulation policies, procedures and rules of the Community District Library. 

 

Schedule of loan period and fines:

Material Type Loan Period Renew Limit Overdue Fine/Day* Books

14 days

1

$0.10

Magazines

14 days

1

$0.10

Audiobooks

14 days

1

$0.10

Dvd’s

3 days

1

$1.00

New Dvd’s

3 days

0

$1.00

Music Cd’s

7 days

1

$1.00

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