Policies & Procedures

Obtaining Your First Library Card

Your first card is free; replacements are $1.00 each.

Adults
Adults must present a Rhode Island picture I.D.
Without a R.I. picture I.D.,  proof of address (print form only) is required.

Minors
Age 14 & under need parent/guardian signature. We will accept a school I.D. card for those 14 & up.


Library Card/Checkout Policy

You must present your library card to check out materials. 

BOOKS

No limit

3 weeks

1 renewal (unless on hold)

None

AUDIO BOOKS

3 per card

3 weeks

No renewals

None

DVDS

3 per card

1 week (single & 2 discs) 3 weeks(boxed sets w/3+ discs)

No renewals

$1/day

MUSIC CDS

5 per card

3 weeks

1 renewal

None

MAGAZINES

No limit

1 week

1 renewal

None

MUSEUM PASSES

1 per card, per family

3 days

No renewals

None


Computer Use:

Card holders must use their library cards to access computers. Cards with $5.00 or more owed may not access the computers until the amount is paid down. Visitors are allowed a maximum of 3 guest passes.


Library Service Policies
Service Policy
Technology Plans
Internet Use Policy
ILL Lending Policy