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Community Borrowing Policy

West Virginia residents who are over the age of 18, or have graduated high school, may apply for borrowing privileges. A West Virginia driver’s license, or other proof of state residency, such as a utility bill must be presented to be issued a library card at the Public Services desk.

Loan Periods, Fines and Grace Periods


Library Materials Loan Period Fines Grace Period *
Circulating & Youth Collections,
B & T Collection &
Government Documents
28 days $0.20 per day 4 days
DVDs & Music CDs 10 days $0.20 per day 4 days
Current Periodicals 1 day $1.00 per day None
Reserves 1 hour to 4 hours
or
1 day to 14 days
$0.50 per hour
$0.50 per day
1 hour for 1 to 2 days
1 day for 3 to 14 days
Headphones 4 hours $0.50 per hour 1 hour

*The number of days after the due date, during which no fines will be charged. If the item is returned following the grace period, the fine is calculated from the date due.