Using your library CARD...


What you can borrow


Adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction books and educational toys may be borrowed for a 3 week period.   

Books on tape, books on CD, and compact discs may be borrowed for two weeks.   There is a limit of five books on tape, five books on CD, and five compact discs per card.

Periodicals (except the latest issue of a magazine) and pamphlets may be borrowed for one week. The Library subscribes to approximately 130 periodicals.

Entertainment adult and juvenile DVDs may be borrowed for one week.  Educational adult and juvenile DVDs may also be borrowed for one week.  There is a limit of five DVDs total per card.

Videocassettes may be borrowed for one week from the adult and juvenile departments.

Holiday materials may be borrowed for one week during the holiday season.

Best sellers may be borrowed for 2 weeks.


Renewals
Items may be renewed by coming into the library or calling the Circulation Desk at (570) 622-8880.  You may also renew through the online catalog.  Go to "Patron Login" and type in your barcode number from your borrower's card.   Items may not be renewed more than three times.

DVDs and any item which is on reserve for another patron may not be renewed.


Reserves
If an item is out in circulation, it may be reserved and you will be called when it is returned. If there are other reserves on an item, your name will be placed on the waiting list and you will be called when your turn comes.  You may also place a reserve through the online catalog,  using your barcode number from your borrower's card.  The circulation staff will check for reserves first thing in the morning.


Patron suggestions
If there is a new item you would like the Library to consider adding to its collection, please request and complete a "Patron Suggestion" form from the circulation desk, or email the Circulation Desk at potcirc@pottsvillelibrary.org.


Fines
Books, records, kits, educational toys - $.25 a day up to a maximum of $10.00.
Books on Tape, Books on CD, best sellers, compact discs - $.50 a day to maximum of $10.00
Interlibrary loan material - $.50 a day to maximum of $10.00, plus possible additional fines and fees )as charged by the loaning library).
Videocassettes, DVDs, and CD-ROM software - $2.00 a day up to a maximum of $10.00.


Lost cards
A replacement for a lost card can be purchased for $1.00.
 

Last Updated May 8, 2014.

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