Get a Library Card

Residents of Boyle County may receive one library card free of charge. A photo ID and proof of current address is required to receive a new or replacement card. Replacement cards cost $2.00. For your protection, report a lost or stolen card immediately. You are responsible for all items charged to your card.

Minors (ages 13 to 17) may receive a library card with parent or guardian signature. Minors can check out printed material, as well as Audio Books and Music CDs. Parents may authorize Minors to check out movies. Parents also have the option to authorize Minors to use library computers.

Children may receive a library card at age five or when entering kindergarten provided parents have cards in good standing. Children can check out printed material, as well as Audio Books and Music CDs. Parents may authorize children to check out movies located in the Children's Library (which include G Rated movies, and select PG rated family movies). Parents also have the option to authorize Minors to use library computers.

Residents of counties in our library consortium may receive one library card free of charge upon presenting a valid library card that is in good standing from their own county of residence. Replacement cards cost $2.00.

Students attending BCTC - Danville Campus, Centre College, and Kentucky School for the Deaf may receive one library card free of charge. Replacement cards cost $2.00.

Others may receive a library card upon payment of a $10 annual fee.

You may borrow three items the first time your card is used if you have provided proof of address, or three books if no proof of address is provided and your card has been mailed to you. Thereafter, the scheduled number of items (as shown on the loan and fine schedule located below) may be charged to your card.

Loan & Fine Schedule
  Books Magazines Music CDs Audio Books (PlayAways and CD-Books) DVDs & BluRays
Maximum on one card 35 (Please limit to 3 per subject or author) 6 3 6 Total, can be any combination 3
Lending Period (Days)* 28* 28* 28* 28*

14* for Movies

14* for TV Series

Fines per day per item* None* None* None* None* None*
Renewable? Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Reservable? Yes Yes No Yes No

Items that are checked out may be reserved online by visiting the My Account link at the top of the page. Items can be renewed at the My Account link, or by calling the library.

* Fines and Lending periods are currently adjusted in response to the COVID-19 situation and may be subject to further change as the situation develops. More Info.

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