Statement Of Policy:
Service is the most important function of the library; the loan of material is the primary service activity of the library.
Definition Of Service Area:
The services and resources of the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center and Library are available free of charge to anyone who lives in Bryan County or is a registered student at SOSU or the Kiamichi Technology Center.
Registration Of Borrowers:
A. Bryan County Resident: Library Cards are free to Bryan County residents. Both adult and juvenile borrowers are required to have a library account in the library’s TLC system. Patrons will be required to show official ID and proof of a permanent Bryan County address, such as utility bill to receive a library card the same day of application or the card must be mailed to verify the address. All patrons must present their own library card, or valid photo ID, to check out materials or use the computers. Parents are required to have a library card to obtain a card for their children under 18. Parents are responsible for their children’s materials and fines.
Library books and audio books may be checked out of the library for three weeks, DVDs for one week, video games for one week, and launchpads for one week. All materials may be renewed once unless they have been checked out from the waiting list. Renewal of material not on the waiting list may be renewed by telephone.
Material will be held for a patron for ten days. The patron will be notified via phone and/or email. One week after the patron has been notified by email or phone they will receive a follow up reminder call. The patron then has three more days to retrieve the material or it will be passed on to the next person on the hold list or put back on the shelf.
Lost Library Cards:
If a patron has forgotten or temporarily misplaced their library card, they may check out materials using a valid photo ID. The card may be replaced for a charge of $3.00.
The replacement cost of a lost item will be charged to the patron plus a $5.00 processing fee. See the circulation desk for replacement costs for other items like DVD cases and Launchpad accessories.