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Your Library Card

Who can get a library card, how to apply, and how to use your library card.

Register
Patrons may register for a free library card at the checkout desk.
Bring photo ID with current Iowa address or photo ID with a piece of mail        addressed to you at your current address.
Parents may use their ID to register their child (under 18)  for a library card.
Open Access library cards are available to residents of other counties in Iowa (with a current photo ID and a card from their home library)
Library cards expire every three years.


Loan Periods:

Item Type

Number of Days

Books

21

Audio books

21

Wii/PS3/DS/Xbox/ Leapster

21

Books sets

21

Magazines

7

DVDs/Videos

7

NEIBORs Materials*

14

 * NEIBORs materials include downloadable E-books and audio books.

Check-out/renewal
You may renew items one time for the same check-out period providing there are no reserves on that item. Renewals may be made in-person at the checkout desk, by phone, or on-line at www.hudson.lib.ia.us (with account password)
Items may be returned in the outside drop box or at the check-out counter.
Fines and Fees:
Overdue fines are 5 cents a day for all items.
Maximum fines for magazines is $1.00, all other materials the maximum fine is $5.00.
If item is not returned within 4 months of the due date the patron will be charged the replacement cost.
If you have more then $10.00 in fines library privileges are suspended.
Charges may be paid by cash or check at the Circulation Desk.

 

 

 

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.