Circulation

CHECKOUT

  • Must present library card
  • Checkout period is 21 days for most Latah County Library District materials
  • DVDs and Blu-rays check out for 7 days; some check out for 14 days
  • Patrons are responsible for the safe return of library materials
  • Library materials may be returned via an afterhours drop at any Latah County Library District or Valnet library

ONLINE SERVICES

  • Search the Valnet library catalog
  • Check your account, renew materials, place holds, create lists, and manage account settings online
  • Access to digital resources subscribed to by the library 
  • Set up e-mail delivery of hold and overdue notices

RENEWALS

  • One renewal, provided the item is not on hold for another patron. This includes DVDs and Blu-rays that are not marked "New" and have a loan period of one week.
  • Renew in person, by phone, or online
  • "New" and 14-day DVDs and Blu-rays cannot be renewed

HOLDS

  • Holds may be placed in person or online
  • Patrons may suggest items for purchase

INTERLIBRARY LOAN

  • Books not available through the Valnet library catalog may be requested through interlibrary loan
  • Please see our web page or ask at the circulation desk for more information

FINES & CHARGES

  • DVD and Blu-ray items marked "New" or that have a 14-day loan period): $0.50 per day overdue fines
  • All other Latah County Library District items: $0.10/day overdue fines
  • Interlibrary loan: $0.25/day overdue fines
  • Fines on items from other Valnet libraries may vary
  • Charges will be assessed for loss or damage to library materials
  • Please pay all fines promptly.Your privileges are limited by unpaid fines and blocked when fines reach $5.00
  • Library card replacement charge: $1.00
  • You are responsible for items checked out on your account, so please report lost or stolen cards immediately

CHECKOUT LIMITS (Per card)

Total items 25
Audiobooks 5
DVDs and Blu-rays 5
VHS 5
Kits 5
Magazines 5
Music CDs 5
CD-ROM Software 2

 

Your library card:

  • Complete an application form
    • If you are under 18, you must have a legal guardian’s signature
  • Present a photo ID and verification of your current mailing address
  • Use your card at all Valnet libraries