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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to receive a library card?

Anyone over the age of five who:

  • Lives in Jefferson Davis Parish,
  • Works in Jefferson Davis Parish, or
  • Goes to school in Jefferson Davis Parish

What is required to get a library card?

  • Bring any form of identification with your current mailing address to the circulation desk
  • Children under the age of 18 year of age will need to have a parent’s signature
  • Any materials charged on your card will be your responsibility
  • Please notify the library if your address has changed or if you lose you card.
  • Replacement cards are charged a fee of $1.00
  • Materials may be renewed twice
  • Renew over phone by calling 337-824-1210 or any branch.

What is the library’s lending period for items?

  • Books and books on tape have a lending period of 14 days
  • Periodicals, videos, and DVDs have a lending period of 7 days

What are the library’s fines and fees for items returned late?

  • Books are charged 2¢ per day
  • Audiobooks are charged 2¢ per day
  • Videos and Playaways are charged at 50¢ per day and have no maximum limit
  • Interlibrary Loan items are charget at 50¢ per day and have no maximum limit
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