Policies

Library Cards:     Library cards are issued free of charge to residents of Fluvanna County and surrounding counties (Albemarle, Buckingham, Cumberland, Goochland and Louisa). A parental or guardian signature is required when children under the age of 18 apply for a library card. Library cards are valid for three years and may be renewed at the patron’s request at the end of three years. Replacement cards are $1.

 

Library material checkout: 
Patrons are asked to present a valid library card to borrow Library material. 
New books are loaned for 14 days and may be renewed for two additional 14-day periods. * 
All other books and magazines are loaned for 28 days and may be renewed for two additional 28-day periods. * 
Book and music CDs are loaned for 28 days and may be renewed twice. * 
DVDs are loaned for 14 days and may be renewed for two additional 14-day periods. * 
DVDs may only be borrowed by patrons 18 years old or older. Each adult cardholder is limited to 10 DVDs. 
A date due card or sticker is attached to each item borrowed. 
Patrons may call the Library to renew borrowed items before or after the item is due. If the Library is not open, patrons may leave a message on the Library’s answering machine 

*If a book or other item is on the Hold List, only one renewal is granted.

 

Library Fines: 
The fine for books and CDs is $ .10 per day. The maximum fine is $5.00 for each item. 
The fine for DVDs, and videogames is $.50 per day. The maximum fine is $5.00 for each item. 
There is a one day grace day on fines if they item is returned before the end of the day after it is due. 
Fines are not accumulated on days that the Library is closed. 
Library patrons owing $20.00 or more in fines are not permitted to take out any additional items. 
Library patrons will be charged a replacement fee for lost or damaged items.

 

Other Things to Know: 
There are two book return boxes near the parking lot side of the Library. All library materials may be returned in the book return box, except puzzles!
The Library is not responsible for any damage to the patron’s electronic equipment when using the Library’s CDs or DVDs.