Alabama Room Donations
Alabama Room Research
Cell Phone Policy
Charges for Services
Computer Use Policy
Confidentiality of Library Records
Credit/Debit Card Policy
Facility Use Policy
Interlibrary Loan Policy
Internet Acceptable Use Policy
Materials Circulation Policy
Patron Behavior Policy
Request for Reconsideration of Library Materials
Service Hours Policy
Test Proctoring Guidelines
Unattended Children Policy
Video Streaming Device
Wireless Access Policy
Charges for Services
Out of County Fee
Any person three years of age or older who is not a resident of Calhoun County may obtain a library card for a fee of $25.00 per year per person.
The $25.00 Out of County fee will be waived for the following:
1. Any person employed in Calhoun County who can present proof of employment.
2. Any person enrolled in school in Calhoun County who can present proof of enrollment.
3. Any person who owns real estate in Calhoun County and can present a current property tax receipt (deeds are not acceptable proof).
Each patron is entitled to one free replacement library card. There will be a $2.00 charge to replace a lost or damaged card if the patron has already received a free replacement card.
Each overdue book, audio, or DVD incurs a $.25 per day fine, up to a maximum of $2.00 per item.
Video streaming devices incur a $1.00 fine per day per component up to $15.00.
Damaged or Lost Materials:
Damaged or lost materials are charged to the patron at actual cost.
The first five (5) requested interlibrary loan requests per patron per calendar year are free. Patrons exceeding five interlibrary loans per calendar year will be charged $2.00 fee for each request in excess of five. A fine of $5.00 per item will be charged if items are not picked up.
Each black and white page printed is $.10.
Each color page printed is $1.00
Each page printed through wireless printing to the front desk is $.10
Black and white photocopies are $.25 per page.
Color photocopies are $1.00 per page.
There is no charge to scan using the photocopier.
Faxes within the continental United States are $1.00 per page sent or received, excluding the cover sheet (library or patron provided) on faxes sent or received, with a $1.00 minimum charge per fax. International faxes are $2.00 per page, excluding cover sheet, with a minimum $2.00 charge per fax.
Flash drives are sold at the main circulation desk for $8.00 each.
The library will charge a handling fee of $5.00 for each print order in addition to the charge for the actual print. The fee will be payable prior to placing the print order. A $3.00 handling fee is charged per digital file order in addition to the charge for the actual file.
Alabama Room Research Fee:
Online, or mailed-in research questions will be answered by the Alabama Room Staff and charged a $15.00 fee for the first four copies of research information, and $.25 for each additional copy, plus postage.
Return Check Fee:
The library may charge a return check fee of $20.00 for any check written to the library and returned for any reason.
Board Approved 2/26/2008 and 1/25/2011
Board Updated/Approved 7/29/2014 and 6/27/2017