Services

The library has four computers connected to the internet for public use. All computers are linked to a color printer. Computers are free to use but anyone under seventeen must have a signed permission slip from a parent. The library also has free wifi to be used by personal wireless devices.

The library has a private meeting room that can be reserved for use by patrons. There is no fee to use this room. Chairs and tables are provided. The meeting room may be reserved during library hours. Please call in advance if you need to use this room.


LIBRARY FEES AND FINES

Photocopies:
Letter size $0.25 per page
Legal/Ledger $0.30
Color $1.00

Computer Printing
Text $0.25 per page
Photos (black and white) $0.75
Photos (Color) $1.00

Fax
To send a fax $2.25 per page
To receive a fax $1.00 per page

Fines
Adult books: $0.25 per day with $5.00 maximum
Magazines: $0.25 per day
Juvenile books: $0.10 per day
DVDs: $2.00 per day with $10.00 maximum (Patron damaged DVDs may be replaced by patrons at their own cost)
Lost items: price of item lost plus a $5 processing fee

The library will attempt to recover overdue materials and will notify patrons of unpaid fines. 

Library Card
Patrons must have a library card in good standing (fines below $5.00) in order to borrow materials from the library.

Replace Lost Library Card
$5.00

Out of State Library Card
$10.00 with three month expiration

Book Covering
$4.00


CIRCULATION OF MATERIALS

Registration
 A library card is free to any resident of the Arrowhead Library System. To obtain a library card, apply in person at the library. You must show a photo ID and proof of current address. If you are under sixteen, you must come with a parent or guardian who can show a photo ID. Library cards expire after three years but can be renewed at any time at no cost to the patron. 

If you lose your card, notify the library as soon as possible. You are responsible for anything checked out on your card. If you have forgotten your library card, you can still check out materials if you present a photo ID.

Loan Periods
Books                                               3 weeks
Books on CD                                    3 weeks
Magazines                                        3 weeks
Non-fiction DVDs                              3 weeks
Fiction DVDs                                    2 days


Interlibrary Loans
If an item that you would like to check out is not available at the Babbitt Public Library, materials from other libraries in the Arrowhead Library System can be requested by patrons and be sent to the Babbitt Public Library at no charge to the patrons. Materials can be requested online at www.alslib.info under Online Catalog, or in person at the library. If requests are placed online, the website will require your library card number (located on the back of your card) and your pin number (usually the last four digits of the phone number linked with your account). The Arrowhead Library System will send an automated message over the phone once items have arrived when items are read to be picked up. Items will be sent back to their original libraries after seven days of not being picked up.

Holds
If there is an item at the Babbitt Public Library that you wish to reserve, holds can be placed on items in the library to be reserved for pickup. Holds can be placed in person, over the phone, or online at www.alslib.info under Online Catalog. If requests are placed online, the website will require your library card number (located on the back of your card) and your pin number (usually the last four digits of the phone number linked with your account). Items will be returned to general circulation after seven days of not being picked up.

Download Audio Ebooks
Books on CD are available in the library.
PLUS, you can download audio books, eBooks, and magazines. FREE!

Download books and magazines 24/7 at www.alslib.info
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