Borrowing Library Materials

Library Cards
Civic City library cards are free to all Kansas residents. Please bring the following to the library to get your free card:
  • Valid identification
  • Proof of current mailing address and telephone number
You must be age 18 or older to get a library card. For patrons under 18, a parent or guardian must be present to show identity and sign for the child.

Guidelines for Borrowing Materials
  • There is a limit of 30 items per library card (one renewal)
  • Books, audio books, and music CDs can be checked out for 21 days
  • There is a limit of five items for new books
  • For new books there is a limit of five books per checkout and renewals are not allowed
  • Fiction - Limit of 30 (one renewal)
  • Non-fiction - Limit of three books per subject
  • Non-fiction children's collection - Limit of two books per subject
Fees & Renewing Materials
Overdue materials are charged $0.20 per day. Overdue videos and DVDs are charged $1 per day. The library will send three overdue notices, and the request will then go to a collection agency.

Materials can be renewed by going to the online catalog and using the renew function under "My Account".