Your Library Card opens the door to all the Library's books, CDs, DVDs/videos,
programs and services. It can be used at any Pennsylvania Public Library.
You are responsible for all materials borrowed on your card and any changes
(including fines and replacement costs) resulting from the late return, damage
or loss of materials.
REMEMBER: Your Library Card is important - let us know immediately
if your card has been lost or stolen. There is a $3.00 fee for card
Please inform staff immediately if your address or phone number changes. DFL's requires up-to-date client
How to use your Library
You must present your Library Card for all Library transactions. These include:
checking out of materials, pick-up and status of holds reservations,
interlibrary loans and use of computers.
Some materials may
have limits on the numbers of items that can be borrowed.
You many borrow materials from DFL according the following schedule.
Books, CDs and Audio Tapes: 3 weeks
- Only one telephone renewal
- Limit of 3 books on any one subject or author
Magazines: 3 week
Videotapes / DVDs: 3 days ($1.00 per title)
Limitations: must be 18 years of age
- Educational tapes are free rentals for 7 days
You may place a hold on material you wish to borrow that are not currently
available. Once you place a hold,
your name is put on a waiting list. You will be notified when the material
becomes available for you.
Holds may be placed at any Delaware County System Library location or on-line using
your library card barcode.
Return materials on time or renew your loans...
Most materials may be returned to any library location during open hours and
through bookdrops after hours.
Avoid overdue fines and loss of borrowing privileges. Return Library
materials on time. You can renew by phone as long as materials are not overdue,
do not have a hold, or the renewal causes you to exceed your renewal limit. Call
the Library to renew.
Uh Oh! Overdue!
according to material type. Fines accumulate daily.
Books, Magazines, Audio Tapes abd CDs: $.20 per item per day for adults
Books, Magazines, Audio Tapes, and Cd: $.10 per item per day for children
Video / DVD: $1.00 per item per day
Lost Card: $3.00
Computer Disks: $1.00 each
Computer Prints: $.15 (b&w), $.25 (color) per page.
All fines must be fully paid to reinstate borrowing privileges or use
Charges for damaged or lost materials apply to all materials and vary
according to the value of the item.