How do I get a Library Card?


    Applicants must show 2 forms of identification with their name and current address to receive a library card. Juveniles between the ages of 6 and 14 must have a parent or guardian sign the application card for them.

    Cards are Free to those persons living within the Village of Forreston. Persons living within the Forrestville Valley School District, but living outside the Village of Forreston, are required to pay a $55 yearly fee per household.



How do I check out materials?


    Materials, except movies, may be checked out for a period of two (2) weeks. All movies may be checked out for a period of one (1) week. Materials may be renewed once unless there is a waiting list on the item.

    There is no limit on the number of books that a patron may check out. A limit of four (4) videos per patron is recommended.

    Overdue charges for all materials, except videos, are at a rate of $.05 for every day (excluding Fridays & Sundays) the item is overdue. Videos are charged an overdue rate of $1 per day.



How do I use the computers?


    Computers may be used by older teens and adults who have a current library card and are in good standing (no outstanding overdue fees, etc.) Children between the ages of 10 and 16 must have a permission slip signed by a parent in order to use the computers. Children under the age of 10 must have a parent or guardian sign a permission slip and also MUST be sitting with the child at the time of computer usage.

    Computer usage is for a 30-minute time period. Times may be extended if no one is waiting to use the computer. Times are exempt for persons looking for jobs, students doing research papers, etc.

    Children coming in to use the computers to play games will be limited to 1 half-hour period during morning or afternoon library hours. This will be whether or not persons are waiting to use computers.

    There is a $.10 per sheet printing fee for all pages printed at the computers.

    Persons without a library card will be charged a fee of $.50 per half hour to use the computers. All printing charges also apply.