Jamestown City Library

Library Lending Policy

  1. Who May Borrow:

    • Any person (see Statement of Purpose section) may be a library patron regardless of age. Any minor child must have adult supervision. The adult assumes responsibility for the return of books borrowed and replacement of books lost or damaged.
    • The Library reserves the right to refuse lending privileges to patrons who have previously failed to return materials. These patrons may use materials in the library only.
    • Reciprocal borrowing
  2. Exclusions From Loan:

    • Cloud County History Books and certain references books.
  3. Book Reserve Service:

    • Books may be reserved upon request.
  4. Limit on Amount of Material that can be Borrowed:

    • Six(6) books or periodicals
    • Two(2) vidoes
    • Two(2) DVDs
    • More may be borrowed at Librarian's discretion
  5. Length of Loan Period:

    • Three(3) weeks on books
    • Three(2) weeks on ereaders
    • One(1) week on or periodicals, videos, video games and DVDs
  6. Renewals (by telephone or in person):

    • Vidoes, video games and DVDs can be renewed for one (1) week, unless reserved
    • Books can be renewed for an additional three (3) weeks unless book is reserved
  7. Book Return Services:

    • During regular Library hours
    • Book drop is provided beside the South entrance
  8. Due Dates:

    • Due dates for Library books are indicated on the receipt given to patrons when the items are checked out.