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Louisiana Public Library

Renew or Reserve a Book

How to renew or reserve materials

Checking Out

Quantity Limits

A total of five items may be checked out at a time. New patrons are limited to 2 items per Library Card for their first check out.


Everything may be renewed once for the same period of time they were originally checked out for.  Come to the library or call us at 573-754-4491 to renew.

Overdue Books & Fines

Overdue books and periodicals will incur a fine of 25¢ for every day they are not returned. Discs are $1.00 a day. A book drop is located by the side door by the parking lot. Overdue books suspend your library privileges until they are returned and fines are paid. Lost or damaged items must be paid for.

Fines will not exceed the cost of the item.

General Books

Books and periodicals may be checked out for a 14-day period.

Recently acquired books (labelled as "Rental Books") are 25¢ to check out for a 7-day period. Only 2 "Rental Books" may be checked out at a time. 

Reference Books

References may not be checked out and cannot leave the premises.

DVDs & Audio

Discs may be checked out for a 7-day period. Patrons must be 18 or have a parent present at the time of check out. Only 2 videos or audios may be checked out at a time.

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