Hopkins District Library

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Your Library Card and our Service Area

Getting a card, renewing materials, placing holds, etc... See a map of our service area and contact us with any questions you might have (see link at the bottom of the page).

Who can get a card

Anyone who lives in our service area!  Cick here to see a map of our service area.  Since we are now a funded District Library, everyone in our service area (please check the map) is eligable for a library card that will allow you to use the 81 member libraries of the Lakeland Library Cooperative, the wireless internet, borrow ebooks, borrow books from nearly every library in Michigan through MeL and use the databases funded and brought to you by MeL!  (Check out thier link on the left side of the page under the e- and audio books link!) 

How to Get Your Card

Visit our friendly staff with a valid driver's license or official mail that shows your new address (i.e. rental agreement, insurance/utility bills, etc.), fill out a short form, and you will be checking out books in no time! 

If you are under 18 or would like to get a card for you child, they must have a parent or legal guardian cosign for them.  This cosigner can not have any fines on their account to cosign for anyone else.

Borrowing and Limits

Our books can be checked out for 3 weeks.  Magazines, VHS, Dvds, story books, and audio books can only be checked out for 1 week.

Placing Holds

You can place holds on material through our catalog on-line or we can do it for you at the circulation desk.  Don't know how to place holds on line?  Come to one of our computer classes (Computer Basics 2) or stop by and we will show you how!

Renewing Your Borrowed Items

You can renew your items on-line at anytime by logging on to your accountNote: your pin is usually the last 4 digits of your phone number. 

Or

We can renew your items for you.  Bring them in or give us a call and we can take care of that for you. Note: If there is a hold on your item, we cannot renew it. 

Library Fines
Are assessed per day:

Books: .15

VHS: .15

Audio Books: 1.00

DVDs: 1.00

Additional fines for damaged materials may be assessed as needed.

Policies:

Policy Manual/bylaws

Updated policies include the following and may not be included in the above policy manual, inquire at the library for copies of these policies. 

Capital Outlay Policy

FOIA Forms

Digital Media Lab and Package Acceptance Policies

Makerspace Lending and Using policy and form

Fund Balance Policy 

Questions, Comments or Concerns?

Contact us!

Click here to see all the ways you can contact us!