Highland Township Public Library
444 Beach Farm Circle, P.O. Box 277, Highland, MI 48357
248-887-2218 - www.highlandlibrary.info
Mon - Thurs: 10am - 8pm
Fri - Sat: 10am - 5pm
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Highland Township residents and taxpayers are eligible for a library card upon request. Proof of local address is required. Non-residents may purchase a one-year card for $100. The Highland Library also participates in the statewide MILibraryCard program.
Children may apply for a card when they can write their first and last names. Applications of children under 18 must be signed by a parent or guardian.
Your library card entitles you to borrow materials from the Highland Township Library, reciprocal member libraries of The Library Network, and other MILibraryCard libraries.
Click here for a complete listing of eligible libraries. Your Highland Library card will be honored if a small box labeled "Reciprocal Borrowing" appears on the library page linked to this library list. Your library record is confidential.
CHECKING OUT MATERIALS
Materials are available to the public for use in the library and for circulation. You must present your library card to check out materials. Please bring materials to the circulation desk for check-out.
Regular loan materials (books, audiobooks, Playaways) may be checked out for three weeks.
Certain limited loan materials circulate for one week: videos, DVD's, video games, other audiovisual materials, CD-ROMS, magazines, pamphlets, college catalogs, cameras and the slide projector.
Inquire about extended loan if you have vacation plans or special circumstances.
Material Limit (per card)
Fiction: reasonable number
Non-fiction: 3 per subject
Picture books (JE): 20 per card
Easy readers (JE-R): 10 per card
Audiobooks: 6 per card
CDs (music): 6 per card
DVDs: 6 per card if NEW, otherwise no limit
Video Games: 3 per card
Playaways: 3 per card
Magazines/newspapers: 10 per card
CD-ROMs (software): 3 per card
VHS: No limit
CultureGrams: 2 per card
Encyclopedias: 2 volumes per card
Books out in circulation or on order may be reserved at the Youth or Adult Reference Desks or by phone. You may also place a reserve or hold request through the public online catalog in the library. Your patron barcode number is needed when you place your reserve. You will be notified when the material you want is available for you.
Highland Library materials may be renewed twice unless the item has been reserved by another patron or it is overdue. Patron and item barcode numbers are needed for renewal by phone. Interloaned materials are subject to the renewal policies of the lending library. Click here to renew online.
For your convenience an outdoor book return is provided by the library entrance. Fragile materials (e.g. video tapes) must be returned inside the library.
LATE CHARGES, BILLS AND FEES
Late charges are calculated from the due date at the following rates:
Adult, Teen, and Juvenile books, all audiobooks and CDs: Daily = 10 cents, Maximum = $5 (per item)
Magazines: Daily = 10 cents, Maximum = $3 (per item)
Videos, DVDs, Video games, and CD-ROMS: $1 Daily, Maximum = $10 (per item)
Materials lost or long overdue (30 days) will be billed for replacement cost plus a $2 service charge for processing and postage. Borrowers who have late charges, fees or bills in excess of $15, will have borrowing privileges suspended until payment is made.
Charges may be assessed for materials damaged while in your care, according to the extent of damage. Examples of fees include:
Lost or Damaged item barcode: $1
Replacement of lost library card: $1
Replacement of DVD/Audiobook cases: varies
REPORT A LOST OR STOLEN CARD IMMEDIATELY!
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This page was last updated on Wednesday, March 18, 2015