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Search Results Library Name:  Irving Public Library
Library Type:  Public - Main Library
Address:  801 W Irving Blvd,  Irving, TX 75060-2845   Map it!
County: Dallas

Phone:  (972) 721-2628
E-mail:  Contact by Email

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TexShare Member:  Yes
    Most Recent TexShare Participation Summary Report
TexShare Databases Program:  Yes
TexShare CARD Program:  Yes
    See TexShare Card Lending Policy
TExpress Courier:  Yes
    See Courier HUB and Site# Address Codes

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Lending Policy for Irving Public Library

Contact Information:
Name: Sara Tebes
Phone: (972) 721-2440
Fax: (972) 259-1171
E-mail: Contact by Email

Limitations: Library card and borrower information is available on the library's website.

Texshare cards issued to Irving residents have the same library privileges as regular cardholders. The card expires in 6 months and the account must be maintained in good standing in order to renew the card.

Texshare visitors that come to the Irving Library are restricted to a 5 item checkout limit which includes up to 2 DVDs. The Texshare cardholder does have access to public computers and the library’s E-book collections.

The library does not charge late fees, but the card is blocked for further checkout until the items have been returned or resolved. Delinquent accounts may be referred to the library's collection agency and charged an $8.95 fee.

Eligibility: Cards are issued at the check-out desk. A valid photo ID and a separate address ID are required. See the library's website for a list of acceptable IDs. A Texshare visitor must also the valid Texshare card from the home library as well as the library card from that home library.

The Irving Public Library will issue a Texshare card to residents of Irving who are 18 years and older and have a card in good standing for the previous 6 months. The card will be valid for 6 months from the date of issue. The account must be maintained in good standing in order to renew the Texshare card.

The Irving Public Library will issue a library card to a Texshare visitor from another library who present the required IDs, the Texshare card, and the home library card. The card will be valid until the expiration date on the Texshare car or 6 months (whichever is less). The account must be maintained in good standing in order to renew the Texshare card.

Failure to return materials borrowed with a TexShare card and/or pay any charges imposed by a TexShare library may result in suspension or denial of borrowing privileges at the Irving Public Library and/or your account being turned over the library’s collection agency

Hours: Central Library:
Monday-Thursday 10am-9pm
Friday 10-6pm
Saturday 9am-6pm
Sunday 2pm-6pm

Branch Hours and Locations available on the library's website.

Card Availability: Cards issued up to 15 minutes before closing.

Renewals: In person at any location. Via telephone: 972-721-2580 Via online at the library's website. Please login with your card number and PIN.

Returns: All Irving library locations have outside book drops available 24 hours per day.

RETURNS BY U.S. MAIL: Irving Public Library System
Attn: Texshare Returns/ Circulation Supervisor P.O. Box 152288 Irving, TX 75015-2288

UPS EXPRESS MAIL: Irving Public Library System
Attn: Texshare Returns/ Circulation Supervisor
801 W. Irving Blvd.
Irving, TX 75060

/Texpress 116 DAL

Overdues: Overdue notices sent by phone and/or e-mail. Final notice is a bill for materials.

Recalls: No recalls. If item is on Hold or more than 10 days overdue, no renewal granted.

Non_Circ_Items: Reference, Genealogy, Local History, Bound and microform serials, and most federal and city government documents.

Loan Policies: All items are checked out for 21 days with up to three 21 day renewals allowed except for DVDs which have a 10 day checkout with one 10 day renewal allowed. High demand items on hold may be checked out for 10 days.

Fines: The library does not charge late fees, but the card is blocked for further checkout until the items have been returned or resolved. Delinquent accounts may be referred to the library's collection agency and charged an $8.95 fee. Failure to return materials borrowed with a TexShare card and/or pay any charges imposed by a TexShare library may result in suspension or denial of borrowing privileges at the Irving Public Library and/or your account being turned over the library’s collection agency

Lost Items: Items are considered lost 45 days after due date and a final notice/invoice for materials is sent to borrower. If items are not returned by 60 days, account may be turned over to the library\'s collection agency. Charge to replace lost or damaged materials is purchase price plus processing fee.

Failure to return materials borrowed with a TexShare card and/or pay any charges imposed by a TexShare library may result in suspension or denial of borrowing privileges at the Irving Public Library and/or your account being turned over the library's collection agency

Billing: Submit payments to: Irving Public Library, Attn: Texshare Coordinator/Circulation Supervisor P.O. Box 152288 Irving, TX 75015-2288

Additional: For further information about the Irving Public Library, please see the library's website. Thank you.

(updated 10/9/2013)



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