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Library Cards

Who can have a card?
Saluda County residents and property owners, or non-residents who work full-time in Saluda County.

How do I get a card?
It’s simple! Complete an application card and present identification showing a current mailing address such as an electric bill, driver's license, school ID, etc.

Can children have their own card?
YES! Children old enough to sign their name may receive a library card. A parent or guardian must be present and able to provide a valid ID. The parent or guardian will be responsible for any fines or fees incurred by their children.
Circulation & Check-Out Questions

Can I check out books right away?
ABSOLUTELY! You may check out three books on the first two times you visit the library. After your third visit to the library you may check out up to 10 books!

What if I am late returning books?
After a one-day grace period there is a fee of $0.10 a day per book for overdue books. ($5.00 maximum fine)

How long may I keep my books?
Fourteen days for books in the regular collection and periodicals, other than the current issue. One week for DVDS and may be renewed once. Books may be renewed once provided there is no request by another patron. Renewals may be made by telephone. Ordinarily reference books cannot be checked out of the library.

How many DVDs can I check out?
You may check out 1 DVD per family for 3 days.

What if I am late returning DVDs?
After a one-day grace period there is a fee of $0.25 cents per day. ($5.00 maximum fine)

How many Audio Books can I check out? What if I am late returning them?
You may check out up to 10 audio books at a time. If you are late returning an audio book, there is a one day grace per after which there is a $0.10 fine per day.

Other Library Services

What else can I find in the library?

  • 23,000+ books
  • Books on CD
  • DVDS
  • Parent/Teacher Resources
  • Genealogy
  • Local History
  • Large Print Books
  • Children's Read Along Stories with CDs
  • Computers with Internet Access

What other services does the library offer?

  • Research Assistance
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher on public computers
  • Copy machine - $0.15 per copy or $0.30 for both sides, Color copies are $0.25 per copy and $0.50 for both sides.
  • Fax machine - $0.15 cents per page for local or toll free calls; Long distance is $2.00 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page
  • Scanning - We can scan your documents or pictures for  $0.15 per page - You may save them to a USB drive or Email them
  • Lamination - $1.00 per page for  8.5" X 11", for bigger jobs it is $1 a foot, ID sized laminating is $0.25
  • Libros y peliculas en español


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