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Lending Policy for Carrollton Public Library
Library Card Contact
Phone: (972) 466-3591
E-mail: Contact by Email
Obtaining a TexShare Card: All Texas Residents may get cards.
Using a TexShare Card: TexShare borrowers will be issued a regular Carrollton Public Library card upon presentation of a TexShare Card issued by their home library and a current photo ID issued by a governmental agency. Children and youth under the age of eighteen must secure consent and signature of parent or legal guardian. Carrollton Public Library cards issued to TexShare borrowers expire on the same date as their TexShare cards, but may be renewed upon presentation of a renewed TexShare card.
Hours of Operation: Carrollton Public Library at Hebron and Josey4220 N Josey LaneCarrollton, TX 75010-4600Sun 2pm-6pm; Mon 10am-9pm; Tues Noon-9pm;Wed 10am-6pm; Thurs Noon-9pm; Fri CLOSED; Sat 10am-6pmCarrollton Public Library at Josey Ranch Lake1700 Keller Springs RoadCarrollton, TX 75006-2900Sun 2pm-6pm; Mon 10am-9pm; Tues 10am-6pm;Wed Noon-9pm; Thurs CLOSED; Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-6pm
Loan Policies: DVDs check out for one week. All other items check out for three weeks.
Restrictions and Limitations: New cards have a check out limit of 5 items for the first 6 months. At the end of 6 months if fines are under $10 and there are no problems with the account, then the card is changed to have the following limits.All borrowers are limited to a maximum of 40 items at any one time; of which no more than 25 books, 5 DVDs, or 5 music CDs may be borrowed at any one time. Borrowing, database access and in-library internet access privileges are suspended if fines/fees exceed $9.99.
Renewals: Books may be renewed for two circulation periods and DVDs for one circulation period. Overdue items or items with holds cannot be renewed and must be returned on or before the due date. Renewals may be made via the internet, by phone to the circulation desk at 972-466-4800.
Returns: After hours drop boxes are available at both locations. If returned by mail, the borrower is responsible for insurance and for loss if not insured.MAIL RETURN: See addresses in hours of operation.
Recalls: NONE, Items on hold for another patron may not be renewed.
Non-Circulating Items: Reference materials and microform materials are not available for circulation.
Overdue Reminders: An overdue notice is sent when items are five days overdue. A notice is mailed when items are more than 22 days overdue requesting immediate return or payment in full for replacement of the item. Borrowing, database access and in-library internet access privileges are suspended if fines/fees exceed $9.99.
Fines and Fees: DVDs - $1.00/day, up to a maximum of $20.00Books - $.50/day, up to a maximum of $10.00 All other items - $.25/day, up to a maximum of $7.50 Replacement fees are the retail price of an item plus a $10.00 processing fee.
Lost Items: An item is considered lost when it is more than 52 days overdue. The patron is assessed a replacement fee consisting of the retail price of an item and a $10.00 processing fee.
Billing Information: Payment of fine/fees may be made in person or by mail. Cashiers' checks, money orders, credit cards, and debit cards are accepted.
Notes, Comments, Additional Information: Accounts with items overdue more than 35 days or with unresolved balances of $50 or more will be referred to a collection agency and an additional $10 fee added to the balance.(updated 8/15/2012)