Madison Parish Library

'The hub of our community!'     

 

Here's how you can become eligible for a Madison Parish Library Card:

You must…

   *Live in Madison Parish

   *Work in Madison Parish

   *Own Property in Madison Parish, and/or

   *Go to school in Madison Parish

you are eligible for a free library card.

 

To apply for a library card, simply fill  out the patron profile sheet at the reference desk

and present proof of your Madison Parish address, school, property, or business.

 

With your library cards, you may check out books, videos, audio books, CDs, and/or borrow material from other libraries. Your library account number will allow you to check your account or place items on reserve and you can also extend your loan date by calling to update your account.

 

The replacement cost for a lost library card is 

$1.00 for the first replacement

$1.50 for the second replacement, 

 $3.00 for any replacements after the second card

 

Automation

The card catalog is available to all patrons on an automation program that allows patrons

to conveniently search for books by subject, author, or title.

 

   Computer

We have free computer access available to the public .  Programs are available on the internet,

but requires patrons must register for usage at the Circulation Desk.  Internet access for 

research is available to patrons free of charge.  Some age restrictions may apply.

 

           Interlibrary Loan

We can’t own everything our patrons want or need, so we depend on sharing with other libraries. The service is free to patrons.  If you don’t find what you need, ask about interlibrary loan.

If the information you are seeking is needed for a class, workshop, series, etc. please inform

an employee of your request at least 7 business days before your needed date.

 

         Materials Available

                                 (for check-out with a 14 day check-out period)                      

*Books for all ages                        *Large Print Books                        *Audio Books

*Audio Books on Cassette             *Musical Compact Discs         *Popular Titles in demand

*Test Study Books                *Videotapes                 *DVDs                        *Magazines

 

 

        Items and equipment available for use in the library

Genealogy materials

Newspapers

Specialized business publications

Reference Materials

College and career material

Internet access

Xeroxing

Printing

Scanning

 

  What qualifies you to renew material by phone

   *Items cannot be overdue

   *Items cannot be on reserve

   *No more than two renewals

   *You must provide your name and library card number



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