Community Use of Library

Individuals from the community may freely use any of the resources within Shafer Library. To borrow any materials you will need to purchase a library card which requires that you show a valid picture ID. Borrowers between the ages of 14 and 18 need signature of parent or guardian on the application.

Library Card

The library card costs $10.00 and is valid for one year. The cost to replace lost cards is $1.00.

Borrowing Privileges

A library card allows the community user to borrow the following materials from Shafer Library. The loaning period is included for each material type.
  •     Books and government documents: 4 weeks, 1 renewal
  •     Media items (e.g. videos, DVDs, cassettes, etc.): 1 week, 1 renewal

Maximum Number of Items

Community borrowers may have a maximum of 10 UF items checked out to their record.


Overdue Fines and Replacement Costs

  •     All overdue items: $0.10 per day
  •     Lost materials: cost of book + overdue fines + $10.00 processing fee