All library materials are available to all library patrons. The patron in whose name the materials are checked out is responsible for the material and is expected to return items by the due date and in good condition.
Library staff is not responsible to monitor materials checked out by children.
All books, books-an-tape and back issues of magazines may be checked out for a two week period. Current issues of magazines are on a one week check-out. All videos including the rotating collection are for a 2 day check-out.
Library staff may limit the number of books for check-out to two (2) in the following instances:
First time check-out for the patron
Overwhelming demand for certain subject or collection
Books may be renewed by phone if there are no holds for that title.
Overdue notices are generated by the main computer at VLC in Saginaw and will be sent out in a timely manner.
Fines - Overdue materials
Replacement cost determined by librarian. Patron May lose privileges until fine is paid if amount is over $10.
Fines are 10¢ per day per book up to $4 per book. If fines have accumulated to $10 or more or if there is an accumulation of overdue materials, the patron may lose check-out privileges until the fine is paid or the materials are returned.
Fines are $1 per day per video.