WELCOME TO THE GRANT PUBLIC LIBRARY!

 

The Grant Public Library is committed to preserving a safe and welcoming environment for reading, learning, exploring ideas, creating, participating in programs, and enjoying all other library activities.

 

Act legally and ethically

  • Acting or attempting to act in violation of state, federal, or local law, ordinance, or regulation or library policy is prohibited.

  • Internet access will not be used for illegal activity, to access illegal materials, to access sexually explicit materials, or to access materials which by local community standards would be obscene.

  • You are responsible for reading and obeying all other rules posted in computer room.

  • Each borrower is financially responsible for loss or damage to any materials checked out on his/her card and any materials and/or property damaged in the library.

  • Parents are responsible for all materials on their children’s cards.

  • Borrowed materials must be returned within the proper loan period (see reverse).

  • Items placed in the outside drop box will not be checked in until the following business day.

 

Communicate with respect

  • Obscene, harassing, or abusive language or gestures are not tolerated.

  • Library staff reserves the right to ask any person who is conducting themselves in a dangerous or disruptive manner to leave the premises and/or call the police.

  • If you need help, just ask. The librarian will assist you in any way she can.

 

Share the space

  • Sign in/out each time you use the computer. Time is limited to 30 minutes if others are waiting.

  • Due to the computer room being a confined space we ask that all computer users please refrain from wearing strong cologne/perfume and attend to personal hygiene as to not offend other computer users.

  • All books must be current and all fees paid before library patrons may use computers.

 

Be considerate of others

  • Be aware and courteous of others who have come to the library for a quiet environment.

  • Disrupting or interfering with safety or normal operation of the library, library staff, or library visitors is not allowed. 

  • Use headphones when listening to audio content and keep volume low so that you do not disturb others. (The library does not supply headphones.)

  • No cell phone calls allowed while in the computer room.

 

Accompany your children

  • We love kids! 

  • We have educational tablets available for in-library use under adult caregiver supervision.

  • Children under 16 must be under the supervision of a caregiver 18 years or older at all times.

  • The responsibility for the care and safety of children using the library is solely that of the adult caregiver and not of the library staff.

 

 

CIRCULATION RULES

  • First check out is limited to 3 items

    • Specifically a limit of 2 books, 1 DVD and/or 1 audiobook

  • The library has a loan limits as follows per library account:

    • 5 books

      • 2 week check out period

        • May be renewed 2 times

    • 3 Audio books

      • 2 week check out period

      • May be renewed 2 times 

    • 3 DVDs

      • 1 week check out period

      • May be renewed 1 time

    • New on the shelf books may only be renewed 1 time

  • Late Fees: $0.15 per day per item

    • You may renew on this website by signing in to your account using the "Search Card Catalog" button above.

    • By calling the library at 256-728-5128. You will be asked to verify your identity before any information can be given regarding your account.

    • By coming in to the library and requesting materials be renewed. You are not required to bring the materials in to renew.

  • Any special circumstances that require a patron to check out additional items over these circulation limits will be handled on a case by case basis. Out of respect for others who may be waiting for an item, renewals in excess of the above limits can be denied.

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VIOLATION OF LIBRARY RULES CAN RESULT IN REVOCATION OF COMPUTER USE AND/OR LIBRARY PRIVILEGES