Borrowing Policy

 

Requirements to get a library card:

  • Any person living in Washington, Greene, or Fayette County may register for a free library card.

  • Your library card is valid at all participating WAGGIN libraries.

  • You must present your library card each time you borrow materials or use library computers.

  • Library cards are renewed every 3 years.

  • A valid driver’s license or other form of photo identification is necessary.

  • A verifiable written form of identification, including current, permanent address, is needed to apply for a library card.

  • Children under 12 are eligible for a library card with parental signature and identification.

  • Resident students attending a Washington, Greene, or Fayette County college may register for a 1 year library card with proper student identification.

  • Library cards are not transferable.

  • Non-residents of Washington, Greene, or Fayette County are welcome to:

    • Use their Access PA Library Card          OR

    • Register by paying an annual fee of $10.00

  • Lost or damaged library card – $2.00

  • Individual Libraries may set their own fine level for items other than books, please check with your local library

    • Overdue books – 20 cents per day

    • Maximum fine per returned book – $5.00

Borrowing Policies

  • Most materials may be borrowed for 14 days

  • Most materials may be renewed up to 2 times at the library, by telephone, or online.

  • Most materials may be returned inside the library or book drop

  • You must present your library card each time you borrow materials or use library computers.

  • Library card holder is responsible for all materials checked out on the card; payment of any fines or fees for overdue, damaged, lost or stolen materials; reporting a lost card immediately; and providing prompt notice of address change.

  • Contact your library for more information