Circulation Policies

Available Materials

  • Books

  • Audio Books

  • DVDs

  • Newspapers

  • Magazines

 

Loan Rules

All books, audio books, and DVDs loan for a period of 2 weeks. There is a limit of 3 new books per card and/or  5 audio books per card. There is also a limit of 3 DVDs per account. Patrons may check out a maximum of 10 items at a time.

 

Renewals

These can be done in person, by phone, or computer. Renewals by computer can only be done if the item or items are not overdue. If they are overdue, please contact the library. The phone number is 423.638.5034

Fees

Copies or prints from the computer are $0.20 per standard page, $0.30 per double-sided page, and $1 per color page. Sending faxes is $1.00 for the first page and $.25 for each additional page. The confirmation page is $0.20. Receiving faxes is $1.00 for the first page and $0.25 for each additional page.

Overdue Fines

Overdue items accrue fines at the rate of $0.25 per day. Patrons are given one day of grace and will not incur any overdue fees if items are returned only one day late.

 

Library Cards

Cardholders must be at least five years of age. Parents or guardians are legally responsible for juveniles (persons under the age of 18). Cards are free to Greene County residents. 

 

Out-of-county residents in the OWL consortium may obtain a card for a one-time fee of $10.00. 

 

Proof of current address is required. A current driver’s license or state identification card along with a piece of current mail, bill, or voter registration card will suffice. A $3.00 replacement fee is required for lost cards

 

Computer Access

The library has twelve computers available for public use. All are Internet-accessible. Free wi-fi is also available. Internet access is available to anyone with a valid library card or photo identification. Patrons may sign up for 1 hour. Time may be extended if unused computers are available. Access to sites inappropriate for public viewing is prohibited. Children under 16 must be supervised by a parent or guardian when accessing the Internet. The library reserves the right to deny Internet access to patrons who misuse the equipment, create a disturbance, or violate posted policies.