Learn how to borrow items from your Library. Below you’ll find information on loan periods (or how long you can check things out for), fees for lost or damaged items, and how to make a credit card payment.
Learn more about borrowing privileges and library card eligibility.
Catalog improvements include:
“You Saved” receipts: Using your library saves you and your family money! See the value of annual use on your checkout/renewal receipts when you visit a library location.
Three weeks is the basic loan period for most library materials:
One Week for entertainment video materials:
One Day for special overnight loan:
One month special loan period:
The Library System is not currently assessing fines for overdue books and materials given the ongoing economic burden brought on by the pandemic as well as the overall disruption to library service.
Get advance notice of upcoming due dates via e-mail. When e-mail is the chosen option for library notification, you will automatically receive a notice in advance of due dates for items on your record.
You will be charged to replace non-returned, lost or destroyed library items, or to repair damaged library items. Pierce County Library does not accept in-kind replacements for lost or damaged items.
The library is not responsible for repair of equipment used to play library materials.
You may pay any fee on your Pierce County Library account online with any of the following credit cards:
Login to your account, click on the Fines & Fees tab, and follow the credit card payment instructions.
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