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Conditions and policies that apply to Lapeer District Library cards.

A Lapeer District Library card is valid throughout the seven branches in the Lapeer District Library system.  No materials can be checked out without a library card. Proof of residency must be provided for library card approval. When a patron owes over $4.00, borrowing privileges are forfeited until  the debt is cleared.  Please be aware that items checked out on your card become your responsibility.  Card replacement cost is $1.00. All information is protected under the Library Privacy Act.

 

Residency

Anyone can use the Lapeer District Library locations regardless of his or her residence.  Only residents of Lapeer County can borrow materials from the library without charge with two exceptions:

Residents of the legal service areas of other member libraries of the Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative.

 

Patrons Under 18

Both the child and the parent/guardian MUST be present to obtain a library card. The parent must sign all applicable releases on the library card application.  A driver's license or verification of name and address of the parent or guardian is required. All information regarding an individual library account, regardless of age, is protected under the Library Privacy Act. A release form must be completed by parent or guardian of children under 18 each time they request information about the child's account.

 

Internet Access

Any Library Patron who chooses to use Internet Access at any Lapeer District Library facility, MUST pre-register. Anyone under [18] eighteen years of age MUST have a parent or legal guardian present to apply for an Internet Access.  For further information on why we require registration, please visit the Michigan Legislature's law on internet access.

 

 

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