Library Use Policy

 

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City of Wolfforth Library

library@wolfforthtx.us

508 East Highway 62/82

Post Office Box 36

Wolfforth, Texas 79382

(806) 866-9280

Hours:

 Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM;

 Saturday 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

 Library Policies: 

  • The City of Wolfforth Library serves residents of the State of Texas. 
  • A valid Texas Driverís License or picture ID must be presented before a card may be issued
  • Children must be at least six years old to receive a library card.  Children between the ages of six and fourteen must have a parent/guardian's signature and provide a parentís Texas driverís license. 
  • Minors eligible for their own card must provide a parent/guardianís license or ID number.
  • First time check out can be limited to one item; subsequent checkouts will go up to ten items if no fines are incurred.  No more than five videos may be checked out per patron.
  • Library card or an alternate form of identification may be requested before items are checked out.
  • Replacement cards are $1.00
  • Books and audio tapes are checked out for two weeks. 
  • Some audio tapes have special restrictions, please see librarian for details.
  • Videos are checked out for one week.
  • R rated videos will not be checked out to anyone unable to prove they are above the age of 17.
  • Books can be rechecked if they have not been reserved.  Renewals will be given for an additional two weeks, and can be done over the phone or through e-mail.
  • Books may be reserved by phone or email or in person and will be held three days after notification unless other arrangements have been made.
  • Fifteen cents per day per book will be charged for overdue books.  Seventy-five cents per day per tape will be charged for audio and video materials.  Items will not be checked out to anyone who has an overdue item or a fine.
  • Audio books belonging to the West Texas Library System have special restrictions and patrons will be responsible for any late fees and shipping cost for items returned past the due date.
  • The City of Wolfforth will place a ďflagĒ on the driverís license of any patron responsible for outstanding fines or overdue materials.  Flags will remain in place until the account is settled.
  • Please do not leave audio tapes or videos in the drop box.  $2.00 will be charged for each video or audio tape left in the drop box.  If items left in the drop box sustain any damage, the replacement cost will be charged.
  • Books not found in our library may be requested through Interlibrary Loan.  See librarian for information.
  • Internet and computer access is available.  See reverse side for restrictions.
  • Staff can make photocopies for the public.  Copies are 10 cents per page.
  • The library will occasionally close for inclement weather.  Call ahead during poor traveling conditions.

 Patron Code of Conduct:

  • No tobacco products, food, or drinks will be allowed in the library.
  • Disruptive or disrespectful behavior will not be tolerated.
  • Unattended/unsupervised children are not permitted.  If an appropriate caregiver cannot be reached, unattended children will be placed in the care of local authorities.
  • Abuse or misuse of premises will be reported to local authorities.
  • Offensive language, conduct, or hygiene will cancel all library privileges.
  • Threats against library staff, patrons, or property will be promptly reported to local authorities.
  • When using cell phones, please be considerate of other library patrons.