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Books and magazines are checked out for 28 days, except in the case of new or high-demand items, which generally have a two-week check-out. If your item has a limited check-out, you will be told at check-out.
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There is a one business day waiting period once an application for a library card has been received.. Stop by the library during our regular business hours. We will need photo identification and proof of your local mailing address when you submit your completed application. If you are under 18, your parent or guardian must sign your application.
You can get an out-of-county card If you live outside Richland County. Please bring photo ID, proof of your mailing address. The out-of-county fee is $10/year.
DVDs are limited to 5 per patron card. We do not limit the number of books, magazines or books on CD.
Yes, items can be renewed over the phone, just call us at 433-1917 during our business hours. Items cannot be renewed if another patron has placed a hold, and we may limit renewals on high-demand items like DVDs and other popular or new materials.
Yes, the library provides fax services. Faxes may be sent and received at the library. Cost to receive faxes is ten cents per page. Cost to send faxes to toll numbers is 75 cents per page. Cost to send faxes to toll-free numbers is 25 cents per page.
Yes. Copies are $0.10/page for black & white, or $1.00/page for color.
DVDs are checked out for 7 days. They can generally be renewed twice unless another patron has placed a hold on the item.
Yes, there is an book drop just outside the front door.
Yes, all magazines and newspapers can be checked out.
If you lose a book you will be charged the replacement cost of the book plus a $5 processing fee.
Yes, the library greatly appreciates donations. For a complete list of acceptable items or for more specific questions please contact the library at 433-1917. Please bring your donations to one of our circulation desks during business hours. Once items are donated they become the property of the Sidney-Richland County Library.
The library works in partnership with a worldwide organization, Better World Books. All Items not added to our collection are sent to their main sorting facility. The library receives a percentage of the profits for any materials that can be sold through their online book store. Other materials are distributed worldwide to areas in great need. Any remaining books are recycled. If Better World Books will not accept the item, the library will recycle it through a partnership with ROI. Upon request, the library can provide a receipt for tax purposes.
Yes, there are 3 Quiet Area Computers and 4 Juvenile Computers.