Adults and children of any age are eligible for a free library card. Application for a card can be made at the library by presenting a current photo ID and completing the required registration form. Applications for children under the age of (14) fourteen must be signed by a parent or guardian. Library cards that are lost or stolen can be replaced for a fee of $3.00.

 

All Patrons must have a current library card. Replacement cost for a lost library card is $3.00.

BOOKS — Regular and Large Print. Loan Period: Three weeks with three renewals. Overdue fine: $.25 per book, per day.

MAGAZINES — Loan Period: One week with three renewals. Current issues for use in the library only. Overdue fine: $.25 per magazine, per day

NEWSPAPERS — For in library use only.

DVD (VIDEO DISC) — Loan Period: One week with three renewals. Limit six per card. Overdue fine: $1.00 per disc, per day.

VIDEO CASSETTES — Loan Period: One week. Limit six per card with three renewals. Overdue fine: $1.00 per cassette, per day.

MUSIC: COMPACT DISCS — Loan Period: Three weeks with three renewals. Overdue Fine: $.25 per item, per day.

COMPACT DISC PLAYER — For use in the library only.

SPOKEN BOOKS: CD’S AND AUDIO CASSETTES — Three weeks with three renewals. Overdue Fine: $.25 per item, per day.

AUDIO CASSETTE PLAYERS — Three weeks with three renewals.

CULTURE KITS — Must be picked up and returned to the library. Loan period can be flexible. Must be 16 years of age or older.

TYPEWRITERS — For use in the library only. User must be an adult or student with typing experience.

OVERHEAD PROJECTOR — Loan Period: can be flexible. Must call to reserve. Must be 16 years of age or older.

COMPUTER PROJECTOR — Loan Period: can be flexible. Must call to reserve. Must be 16 years of age or older.

COMPUTERS — For use in the library only. All patrons must have a library card or ask for a guest pass at the circulation desk.

COPIER — Copies are 10 cents per sheet, regardless of size. Paper is available in 8–1/2 x11", 11x13" and 11x17". Reduction and enlargement services, two–sided copies, and collating and stapling services are also available.

FAX MACHINE — There is no charge to receive pages. The cost to send is $1 per page in the continental United States.

VERTICAL FILE — Loan Period is one week with one renewal.

PRINT ENLARGER — For use in library only.

COFFEE BAR — Coffee, tea, hot chocolate available for $1.00 with free refills.

STUDY ROOMS — Two study rooms with computers, high speed Internet access and telephone conferencing available.

WIRELESS INTERNET is available at the Library with no cost to its users.

The use of the library and of its services may be denied for due cause, such as failure to return books or other materials, failure to pay fines, destruction of library property, disturbance of other library patrons, etc.

Anyone damaging or destroying library property will be assessed a fee for its repair cost. When a juvenile is involved, his/her parents or guardians will be notified.

No smoking or alcohol is allowed on the premises.

The Library has an Unattended Child Policy. A copy of this may be obtained at the desk.

The Library Board shall determine and record their policies on and regarding the hours the library is open and postings of holidays.

The Pelican Rapids Public Library is a member of Viking Library System. Other members are: Browns Valley, Douglas County (Alexandria), Elbow Lake, Fergus Falls, Glenwood, Hancock, Morris, New York Mills, Perham, Wheaton and the Bookmobile