Basic Circulation Policies @ PWPL

Lending (or Circulation) Information

The Peter White Public Library serves residents of the City of Marquette, and the following townships: Chocolay, Ewing, Marquette, Powell, Sands, Skandia, Turin, Wells and West Branch. Any resident may apply for a library card by showing proof of current legal residency, such as a driver's license. All patrons who borrow materials must show their own PWPL card to borrow materials.

A PWPL card can only be used by the patron to whom the card is issued. PWPL cards are not transferable. Library materials will not be charged to any patron who does not show his/her card at the time of check out.

PWPL patrons can borrow whatever amount of materials he/she wants to be responsible for except in one incident. A patron can have only two (2) art prints checked out at a time.

A PWPL patron is responsible for all materials borrowed on his/her card and agrees to abide by the PWPL lending rules, policies and regulations.

If your card is lost or stolen, report it to the Circulation Desk immediately. There is a $3 charge for replacement of a lost or stolen card.

The PWPL Staff reserves the right to require any patron to verify his/her identity upon the request of PWPL Staff or the Library Director.

Circulation Limits

The PWPL Board of Trustees and Staff reserve the right to limit circulation of all materials at their discretion. Limits are predetermined for the following item:

Art Prints - limit of two (2) at any time

Renewals may be made:

in person at the Circulation Desk on the Main Floor,

online at URL - www.pwpl.info then My Library Account for your own account OR

by telephone at 228.9510 only when the Library is open.

Library materials will not be renewed during times when SIRSI (automated library system) is not in operation.

Loan Periods, Renewals, Fees and Fines

Item Type - Checkout Time - Renewals - Fines

  • Type Checkout Time Renewals Fine
    Art Prints 2 Months
    0
    $1.00 / Day
    Audio Cassettes 3 Weeks
    2
    $0.25 / Day
    Board Books 3 Weeks
    2
    $0.25 / Day
    CD-ROM Discs 3 weeks
    2
    $0.25 / Day
    Compact Discs (CD) 3 Weeks
    2
    $0.25 / Day
    DVD (Feature Film-$1 fee) 7 days
    2
    $0.25 / Day
    DVD (Other-Free) 7 days
    2
    $0.25 / Day
    eBook Readers 3 Weeks
    0
    $2.00 / Day
    Fiction 3 Weeks
    2
    $0.25 / Day
    Magazines 2 Weeks
    0
    $0.25 / Day
    New Adult Fiction 2 Weeks
    1
    $0.25 / Day
    Non Fiction 3 Weeks
    1
    $0.25 / Day
    Paperbacks 3 Weeks
    2
    $0.25 / Day
    Reference Books Do Not Circulate Do Not Circulate
    Videos (VHS Feature Film-$1) 7 Days
    2
    $0.25 / Day
    Videos (VHS Other - Free) 7 Days
    2
    $0.25 / Day
    Library Services, such as checking out materials and using the computers, will be suspended if fines exceed the amount of $10.00.
For more information on circulation, see Circulation Policies.