Borrow Library Materials

A valid library card from your town of residence is required to borrow materials.

  • Books, magazines (newest copies do not circulate) and audio books are checked out for three weeks, except for new books which go out for two weeks. A $.10 per day/per item late charge is applied daily, seven days a week. CD’s can be borrowed for two weeks,
  • Feature/New DVD’s are checked out for three days, older and non-fiction and children’s go out for one week, with a $2.00 per day late charge applied daily, six (not Sunday) days a week. There is a limit of 4 DVD’s per family. Patrons must return DVD’s to the Douglas Library only, we have a special AV slot on the front of the building if the library is closed.
  • Patrons may check out passes to area museums and parks. Late fee for passes are 10.00 per day They circulate for three day and must be returned to the library.

A valid library card from your town of residence is required to borrow materials.  Magazines (newest copies do not circulate), books, and audio books are checked out for three weeks, except for New Material which is two weeks. Books and audiobooks may be renewed as long as no one else has placed a hold on the item. A $.10 per day/per item late charge is applied daily, six days a week (not Sunday). CD’s can be borrowed for two weeks, DVD’s are checked out for three days with a $2.00 per day late charge applied daily, six days a week (not Sunday). There is a limit of 4 DVD’s per family. Patrons must return DVD’s to the Douglas Library only, we have a special AV slot on the front of the building if the library is closed. Patrons may check out passes to area museums and parks (they are a three day checkout). There are no holds on Museum Passes or movies. Late fee for passes are 10.00 per day. Patrons may not check out any materials if they have a fine balance of $5.00 or more. The above loan periods and fines apply to all patrons of the Douglas Library.

Patrons may not check out any materials if they have a fine balance of $5.00 or more. The above loan periods and fines apply to all patrons of the Douglas Library.

Interlibrary Loans

If you would like a book or magazine, which the Douglas Library does not have in its collection, or which is currently unavailable, we will do an Interlibrary Loan. For more details, please ask at the service desks on either floor.