How do I get a library card?
Getting a library card from the Spencer County Library is easy
and it's FREE to residents! Your library card grants you access
to thousands of books, audios, DVDs & e-books. You may also
set up and access your account online in order to reserve or
renew books, and more. Don't miss out on all the fantastic benefits.
To get your library card:
1. Present a photo ID with name and picture
2. Complete a registration card with a valid phone number and mailing address. Children under 14
must have a parent or guardian's signature. After phone number is verified, the card will be mailed
to you. There is a limit of two books on the first checkout. Limit ten items per card after receipt of
your card. Non-residents are required to pay a yearly fee of $25.00 per person or $50.00 per
family. U.S. military will not be charged. There is a charge of $3.00 for replacement of lost cards.
What can I check out? How long is the loan period? Are there fines for late returns?
*Items may be renewed one time. No reserved books will be renewed. Any patron having a fine of $5.00 or more will not be allowed to borrow library materials until the fine is paid. All paid fees are non-refundable. Any patron having a fine on DVDs will not be allowed to check out DVDs until the fine is paid.
Can I make copies, send a fax or scan to a flash drive/email?
Copies - .10 each, .20 two sided b/w, .25 color. Students receive $1 in copies per month.
Fax - $1.00 per page to send, .25 per page to receive.
Scan - Courtesy scan to email or flash drive.
Do you have a notary?
Notary service is available free. Call ahead to be sure the notary is on site.
You may make a donation to the library for the service.
Is meeting space available at the library?
There are meeting areas available for non-profit use but users must fill out a user agreement and abide by the meeting room policy. Please inquire at the circulation desk. Click here to view policy.
Does the library have computers with Internet access?
Yes we do. Computers have Microsoft Office and Internet access. The library adheres to CIPA (Child Internet Protection Act). A guardian must accompany all children age five and under while using the computer.
Does the library offer programs for children, teens & adults?
To see what is happening at the library this month, please stop by and pick up a calendar or you can access the calendar by clicking here -
Material Duration Overdue Chg Limit
Books 14 days .05/day 10
Audio Books 14 days .05/day 6
Magazines 7 days .05/day 5
DVDs 2 day/5day series $2.00/day 2