Policies - Materials

Library Card Registration

Anyone with a current Texas Driver’s License with a correct address may obtain a library card. Children must be at least 5 years old and be present with their parent, grandparent, or legal guardian to receive a library card.

Renewal of Library Cards

Library cards expire every 2 years.

Digital access cards expire yearly.

Library cards for patrons 75 or older expire every 5 years.

Checking Out Materials

Most library materials are able to be checked out for 2 weeks and can be renewed twice if no one is waiting for them.

Fines and Fees

Overdue items are 10 cents per day, per item. The library also charges fees for lost library cards, lost and damaged items, etc. MCMLS accepts cash payments. Check payments for amounts $2.00 or more are also accepted.

Materials Selection

MCMLS collects materials, in a variety of formats, which serve the recreational, educational, and informational needs of the community. The collection also reflects the special needs and interests of the community.

Confidentiality of Library Records

MCMLS strives to provide a high level of service by protecting each user’s right to privacy regarding materials used or information sought.