General Library Card Rules

  • Patrons must obtain a library card to check out materials.  Library cards are free to citizens of Washington County.  Patrons must have photo identification and proof of current address to apply for a library card.

  • Replacement fee for lost card is $2.00

  • Books are generally checked out for a two week period

  • Videos/DVD's are generally checked out for a three day period

  • Overdue fines are 10 cents per day per book, and $1.00 per day for videos/dvd's, up to the maximum fines set for each type of material checked out.

  • Patrons may check out 2 items on their first visit to the library, and up to a maximum of 8 items every visit after that.  An adult may check out 8 children's items as well as the 8 adult items on their card.

  • Non resident library cards are available.  The fee for out-of-county patrons is $5.00 per year and out-of-state patrons is $10.00 per year.