There is no charge to get a Sanger Public Library card and we have no residency restrictions, however we do have certain stipulations and requirements which are listed below:
Adults may checkout up to 15 books and 4 movies at a time. Under-18 cardholders may checkout up to 10 books and 2 movies (see below) at a time. Only one 1 multi-disk set (e.g., a season of TV) may be checked out by at a time. Audiobooks, CDs, and non-fiction video are counted as books against your checkout limit. We have a DVD checkout limit of 6 movies per household.
Video Checkouts for Under-18 Cardholders:
Under-18 cardholders may only check out movies with permission for a parent or legal guardian. For under-18 cardholders to check out video on their own, parents/legal gaurdians must sign a permission form. Children under 13 will be limited to G and PG rated videos. Minors between the ages of 13-18 may check out movies of any rating.
Check Out Periods and Renewals
**It may not be possible to renew an item if a hold has been placed on it.
Adults may checkout up to 4 fiction videos and 1 multi-disk set (e.g., a season of TV) at a time.
With a signed permission form from a parent, a minor may check out two fiction or nonfiction DVDs. Children under 13 will be limited to G and PG rated videos. Minors between the ages of 13-18 may check out videos of any rating.
There is a limit of 6 videos per household.
Our Launchpad tablets are available to check out by adult patrons who have been Sanger Public Library cardholders (in good standing) for at least 6 months. We do require that patrons checking out Launchpads sign a waiver form that acknowledges their responsibility for repair or replacement costs for the Launchpad or any of its components in the event of damage or loss. Launchpads check out for 1 week at a time and may be renewed once. No more than two launchpads may be checked out per household at one time.
Late fees are $1 per day. Please return Launchpads at the desk during open hours... do not return Launchpads in the drop box outside.
Launchpads are also available for in-library use (checkout not required).
CHECKOUT POLICY for NTLC CARDHOLDERS
Important: NTLC cardholders (participating libraries listed below) are strongly encouraged to contact their home library AND Sanger Public Library to inquire about Launchpad checkout before travelling to Sanger Public Library.
Launchpads may be checked out by cardholders from other NTLC libraries under the following conditions:
The following libraries are a part of the NTLC (North Texas Library Consortium) group:
We have several computers available for public use, as well as a copier, printer, scanner, and fax machine. Our WI-FI network is free and does not require a password to connect to.
Two laptops are available for library use only.
Requirements for laptop checkouts are:
Meeting room equipment:
Ceiling mounted projector with Component Video and VGA inputs
Stereo System with Stereo inputs and Bluetooth audio connectivity
Local nonprofit organizations, educators, and groups of two or more individuals who would like to engage in a not-for-profit activity that adheres to the library’s policies may use the meeting room during the library’s normal operating hours through arrangements made with the library staff. Library and city sponsored events have priority, and other groups on a first come, first served basis. Before or after the library’s normal operating hours, the meeting room will only be available for city and library-sponsored activities and meetings.
Requests for use of the meeting room should not be made more than 30 days in advance. The application form should be filled out and signed by an official representative of the group.
Applications may be rejected and previously granted permission may be withdrawn at the discretion of the library director or authorized staff member for violation of the meeting room rules or conduct inconsistent with the library’s policies.
Rules for Use:
A driver’s license or $75 deposit will be collected before the room is used by groups not sponsored by the city or the library. The deposit will be returned if the room is left in clean and orderly condition (or in the same condition as it was in before the event). The person reserving the room is responsible for the condition of the room and its contents. An application form should be filled out and a staff member will let the individual or group in the room. When the meeting is over, a staff member will check the room and lock the door. The size of the group shall not exceed the maximum capacity of 50 persons. The room comfortably seats 30 or less.
The user is responsible for all table and chair arrangements.
The room should be left in a neat, orderly condition. If not, the group will be given notice that future access to the meeting room may be denied.
Smoking is prohibited in the meeting room or elsewhere on the library premises.
Advertising and the sale of merchandise or other materials related to a for-profit venture is prohibited unless specific approval is obtained in writing from the Director prior to the meeting (Examples of exceptions are book signings and educational events).
Only light refreshments may normally be served in connection with a meeting, although exceptions may be made with prior approval. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. The room must be left clean, including any kitchen equipment used.
Granting permission for the use of the meeting room does not imply the endorsement of the Sanger Public Library Director or Staff. The library cannot be responsible for loss or damage to exhibits or personal property left in the room. Neither the Library Board not the City of Sanger will be responsible for any accident or injury incurred during the use of the meeting room.
The policy below is for daycare organizations that wish to bring groups of children to the library or to library events. This policy helps ensure that both daycare groups and regular library users have the best possible experience at Sanger Public Library. Please contact us if you have any questions. Thank you!
Sanger Public Library is always delighted to have daycares join us at events or simply come to browse the library. We appreciate your assistance in adhering to these policies as it helps us ensure that daycares and regular library patrons alike have the best experience possible at Sanger Public Library.
Please review the following policies. We request that daycares return a copy signed by their owner, director, or manager to Sanger Public Library by email, fax, or in person the next time your daycare comes to the library. We greatly appreciate your help and look forward to seeing you in the library!
General Daycare Policy for visiting Sanger Public Library:
Attending Events and Programs sponsored by Sanger Public Library
LIBRARY BEHAVIOR POLICY
We ask that you follow our guidelines to make the library a place that everyone can enjoy. Thank you for your cooperation.
Violation of any rule in this policy may result in exclusion from the building and loss of borrowing and computer privileges.
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502 Elm St, Sanger, TX 76266
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