Commerce Public Library

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Your Library Card

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

Who can get a card

Anyone can apply for a library card!

How to Get Your Card
Come to the library to fill out an application for a library card.  Information required for a library card application includes accurate and current name, address, and phone number.  For adults age 16 and older, one form of official identification, such as driver's license, must be presented at the time of application.  New residents whose current address is not shown on the driver's license must also present a document with current address, such as a utility bill.  For Children 15 and younger, parents must provide their information and are responsible for their children's library materials and any fines that accrue.  Patrons should inform the Library of any changes in contact information.

Borrowing Limits
One item may be checked out on the first visit to the library.  Up to six items may be checked out per person afterwards.  Videos, DVDs, and music CDs may only be checked out on an adult card, two per family.  Up to four additional videos or DVDs may be checked out for a charge of $1.00 each.

Checkout period: videos & DVDs=4 days; other circulating items=14 days.

Placing Holds
The library will reserve items at your request. 

Renewing Your Borrowed Items
Library materials may be renewed by phone or in person one time if the materials are not on reserve. 

Library Fines

Fines for videos and DVDs: $1.00 per day; fines for other items=$.25 per day.