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Search Results Library Name:  Richardson Public Library
Library Type:  Public - Main Library
Address:  900 Civic Center Dr,  Richardson, TX 75080-5210   Map it!
County: Dallas

Phone:  (972) 744-4350
E-mail:  Contact by Email

Elected Officials

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 Richardson Public Library

Contact Information:
Name: Darrell Cook
Phone: (972) 744-4350
Fax: (972) 744-5806
E-mail: Contact by Email

Limitations: Circulation limits: 3 items may be checked out on an account at any one time. Any associated late fees must be paid before other items may be checked out.

Eligibility: Apply at the Circulation desk in the main lobby. Present TexShare card, library card from home library, and drivers license with current address (or another document with current address if license is no longer correct).

Hours: Monday-Thursday 10-9 Friday-Saturday 10-6 Sunday 2-6

Card Availability: Issuing of new cards ends fifteen minutes before closing.

Renewals: Renewals equal to the original loan period are permitted if the item in not on hold for another patron. The extension of the due date is calculated from the date of the renewal. Renewals may be made online, in person at the Circulation Desk, via phone to the Circulation Department (972-744-4363), through our 24-hour automated TeleCirc system (972-744-4385 or 972-744-4386).

Returns: Materials should be returned via a book drop inside the building or through a book drop on the exterior of the building to the right of the front doors.

Richardson Public Library
900 Civic Center Dr
Richardson, TX 75080


Overdues: No overdue mailings are made to borrowers. Calls about late materials are made at five days past the due date. The library subscribes to Library Elf ( and this service may be used by borrowers to get an email or text message reminder of an item coming due.

Recalls: We do not recall items. However, items on Hold may not be extended by phone or rechecked.

Non_Circ_Items: Reference materials Magazines

Loan Policies: Most items circulate for 21 days. DVDs have a 7 day loan period.

Fines: Most items have a late fee of $0.25 per item per day. The late fee for DVDs is $1 per item per day.

Lost Items: An item is set to Lost when it is past due for four weeks. The charge for a Lost item is the price of the item plus a $5 processing fee.

Billing: All fees and bills become due when they are incurred. All payments are collected at the Circulaiton desk. A library card cannot be used if there is an overdue amount or other fee on the record, regardless of the amount of the fee.

(updated 7/24/2013)

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