Circulation Policy
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General Library Information

NOTICE: Only photo library cards will be accepted when checking out materials, registering for and attending library programs and trips and using library computers.

Only photo library cardholders in good standing (no fines) will be permitted to attend library programs and trips or to use library computers.

Library Cards::

Library Cards are available to all residents of the Copiague Public School District. Two forms of current identification with name and address are needed at time of application.

Driver's License
Credit Card Statement
Bank Statement
Lease Agreement
Utility Bill
Pay Stub

Attention parents! Children can receive cards at any age. Your two forms of identification and signature are all that is required to process the application.

Please note that Library Card applications will not be accepted fifteen minutes before the library closes.

In order to renew an expired card, you must provide one current form of ID with your address as well as your expired library card.

Borrowing Limitations::
ALL ITEMS MAY BE RENEWED TWO (2) TIMES (IF THERE ARE NO HOLDS PENDING, LONG OVERDUE OR FINES ON YOUR ACCOUNT). ALL OVERDUE ITEMS WILL INCUR LATE FINES. FINES WILL NOT BE WAIVED ON ANY LATE ITEMS. THIS POLICY IS TO BE ADHERED TO BY ALL STAFF AND PATRONS.

BORROWING RULES

 

Loan Period

Limit/Policy

Daily Fine

Maximum Fines

BOOKS:

 

 

Adult/Juv.

 

Non-fiction

21 days

3 per subject

.05/.02

$7.50

Fiction

21 days

unlimited

.05/.02

$7.50

7-day

7 days

5

.05

$7.50

14-day

14 days

2

.05

$7.50

Paperbacks

21 days

unlimited

.05/.02

$3.00

Biographies

21 days

3 per subject

.05/.02

$7.50

Holiday

7 days

3

.02

$7.50

Magazines

7 days

5

.05/.02

$3.00

On cassette/cd

21 days

5

.05/.02

$7.50

Vertical File

7 days

5

.05

$3.00

Puzzles

21 days

unlimited

.02

$7.50

AUDIO VISUAL:

Video/DVD [Maximum total videos/dvdís per checkout: 12]

*New Release

2 days

4

$1.00

$10.00

*Adult

7 days

4

$1.00

$10.00

*Juvenile

7 days

4

$1.00

$10.00

*Non-fiction

7 days

4

$1.00

$10.00

*Video game

7 days

1

$1.00

$10.00

**CD-Rom

7 days

3

$1.00

$10.00

Musical Cass./CD ***

7 days

4

.05/.02

$7.50

*** YA patrons may not check out music CD's. 
CD's can only be checked out on an adult card.

*Require a signed contract.

**YA and Adult Cardholders ONLY.

MISCELLANEOUS:

Lost items:

Due Date card

$ .25

Replacement Library Card

$2.00

Video due card

$1.00

Video/Dvd case

$2.00

Puzzle bag

$4.00

All items may be renewed two [2] times provided there are no holds pending.

Overdue items may not be renewed and will incur late fines. Fines will not be waived.

Partial payments will be accepted towards fines. 
However, patrons cannot check out ANY library materials 
or participate in library activities
 until all fines are paid in full.