Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get a Library Card?

Library cards are free to Christian County Residents. Cards may be purchased for a yearly fee by those who do not live in Christian County. To obtain a card, stop by the circulation desk with your photo ID and proof of residency. Proof of residency items include: utility bills, Checkbook with an imprinted name and address, automobile registration, voter registration, rental/lease agreement, property tax receipt, telephone bill, or any mail with your printed name and address.

How long can items be checked out for?

Item Type Checkout Period Overdue Fines
Books 21 days .20/day
Audiobooks 21 days .20/day
Music CDs 7 days .20/day
DVDs – Fiction 7 days .50/day
DVDs – nonfiction 21 days .50/day
Magazines 7 days .20/day
Puzzles 21 days .20/day
BackPacks 14 days .50/day
Discovery Kits 14 days .50/day

How do I return checked out items?

All items can be returned to the circulation desk during normal business hours. Books may be returned in the drop box outside the library, 24/7. The A/V drop box is located to the left of the entrance doors. The drop boxes emptied every morning. In the event a book drop does not get emptied daily, we back date when checking items in so no overdue fines are incurred. Be aware that if you intend to check out materials the same day that you return items, they should be returned inside so that they are checked in immediately.

How do I renew items?

To renew items, you can call the circulation desk or log in to your account. To renew items by logging in to your account: login> select “User Services”> select “User Status Inquiry” or “Renew Materials”> select the items on the list you wish to renew> select the “Renew Selected Items” button at the bottom of the list.

How do I log in to my account?

Navigate to the library catalog> Select “Your Account” in the upper right hand side of the online library catalog> Enter ID and Pin (ID is your library card number including all letters and numbers/ your pin was assigned when you signed up for a library card, contact the circulation desk  if you cannot remember your pin)> You are now logged in and can manage your account.

How do I donate to the library?


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