Blanco Library

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Your Library Card

Getting a card, renewing materials, placing holds, etc.

Who can get a card

Anyone age 5 and above.  Child must have a parent or guardian present who already has a library card and must accept the responsibility for their children's cards and accounts.

How to Get Your Card

Request a card at the front desk. There is no charge for a library card at the Blanco Library. You will be asked for your ID and proof of residency. You will have to wait for your card to arrive in the mail before you can check out items.

Borrowing Limits

Patrons are allowed up to 5 videos at a time and up to a total of 10 items.

Using Your Card

You are required to have your card or ID to checkout library items as well as use our computers. You can also check out electronic items from OverDrive using your library card number.

Placing Holds

Holds may be placed online through the library's catalog, or by calling the library, or requesting a hold at the front desk. 

Renewing Your Borrowed Items

Library items may be renewed twice online, at the front desk, or by calling the library . After two renewals, items must be returned.

Library Fines

Books are fined at $.20 per day with a $4.00 maximum fee.  Videos are fined at $.25 per day with a maximum fee of $5.00.

Consequences

If any patron violates any rules or policies of the library, a patron may be vanned from the use of library services and legal action may take place.