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Blanche K Werner Public Library

Your Library Card



To Obtain A Library Card:

Membership at the Blanche K Werner Public Library is open to all citizens of the State of Texas ages 4 and up.

Patrons will need to fill out an application to obtain a library card. 

Persons 18 and over need one of the following:

A: A valid driver's license/ID showing current address.

B: A recent utility bill or rent receipt in their name showing current address.

Children between ages 4 - 17 years of age must have an adult who meets the above criteria sign for them.

The initial library card is FREE; however, replacement cards are $3.00 each.

Individual cards will be issued to each family member that meets the requirements for membership.

Each patron must present their card to check out books or utilize other library services.


Your Library


Checkout Policy (Borrowing Limits):

Books and Audio Books:

Limit - 5 per patron. Checkout period is 14 days

The fee for lost or damaged books is cost plus $5.00 processing.


Limit - 3 per patron, Adults Only. Checkout period is 7 days 

The fee for lost or damaged videos is the cost of the item(s) plus a $5.00 processing.


Books Wanted


Reserving An Item:

When an item is checked out to another, you may reserve it, meaning that when the item is returned the library

we will hold the item and call to let you know when it is in.

Please understand that an item can have multiple holds placed on it by other patrons, so there may be a waiting list for the item.

Reserved items are distributed to patrons in the order in which the holds were placed.


Renew Your Books


Renewing Your Borrowed Items:

Borrowed items can be renewed once by phone, with the exception of movies, which cannot be renewed.

An item cannot be renewed if it has a "reserve" placed on it. 

You can renew items by calling us or by asking a staff member at the circulation desk.


Library Fines


Late Fines:

Books & Audio Books: $0.25 per day, per book. Videos: $1.00 per day, per video. 




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