A library card is required to check out materials.
Library card holders must be physically present to check out materials. Borrowers may not check out items on another person’s library card.
Protect your card
Protect your library card as you would a credit card.
You are responsible for all materials checked out on your card. If your card is stolen, report it immediately.
Keep your information current. Let us know when your address, phone number or email address change so you will receive notifications on time.
Loan Periods and Limits
|Item||Item Limit||Loan Period|
|AudioBooks||5 per card||3 weeks|
|DVDs||5 per card||1 week|
|Discovery Packs/ Boxes||1 per card||3 weeks|
Limit of 99 items per card
New applicants are given a check-out limit of two items the first time using their library card.
Most* items can be renewed three times unless the item is on reserve for another patron.
*Children’s Discovery Packs and Storybook Boxes cannot be renewed, and InterLibrary Loans can only be renewed one time.
Items can be renewed in person, by phone, by email, or through Wamego Public Library’s online catalog. See how here.
Overdue Fines and Fees
Fines and fees will be assessed for late, lost, and/or damaged materials. Fines will accrue everyday an item is late. Maximum overdue fines are $5 per item.
Patrons with less than $3 in fines may still check out items.
|| Max Fine/Fee
|Books||10¢ / Day||$5 per item|
|Magazines||10¢ / Day||$5 per item|
|AudioBooks||10¢ / Day||$5 per item|
|Discovery Packs||$1 / Day||$5 per item|
|Lost Card Fee||$1 per replacement|
Lost or Damaged Items
If an item is lost or damaged (assessed by the library as being unsuitable for the collection), the patron will be charged the replacement cost of the item.
Any accrued overdue fines on lost or damaged items will be waived once the patron pays in full the replacement fees.
Placing Items on Reserve
Library patrons may request to place items on reserve that are currently unavailable.
Items can also be placed on reserve through Wamego Public Library’s online catalog. See how here.
Patrons will be notified by an email or phone call when the reserved item becomes available.
The item will be held on reserve for 1 week at the front desk, after which the item will either be returned to the shelf or placed on reserve for the next patron on the waiting list.