Frequently Asked Questions


How do I apply for a library card?

Just bring in your valid California I.D. Please visit our How to get a Library Card Page for more details.

How many items can I check out and what are the fines if the I return items late?

Books and audio materials check out for 2 weeks and can be renewed once, DVDs check out for 1 week and cannot be renewed. You can check out up to 5 DVDs from each section (Fiction, NonFiction, Children's).

Fines for overdue items:

  • Adult Books and Audio Materials - $.25 per day
  • Children's Books - $.10 per day
  • DVDs - $.25 per day

I forgot my library card at home, what do I do?

With a valid ID, you may get your library number for $1.

I have a library card and I would like my children to get one too. What do I need to do?

The only requirement is that the child be able to write their first and last name with a parent or legal guardian present.

How do I renew my items?

You can renew items online or over the phone.  Audio materials, books and magazines can be renewed once, NO renewal for DVDs.  Please visit our Spotlight Services Page for more details.

What is my Library ID?

Your Library ID is the 14 digit number on the back of your library card with no spaces.

What is my PIN Number?

By default, your PIN number is the last 4 digits of your library card number.

How do I put a book on hold?

You can put books on hold online or over the phone. Please visit our Spotlight Services Page for more details.

What do I need to log into my online account?

You need to log into our catalog using your 14 digit library card number. Please enter the number without any spaces. Your four (4) digit pin number is the last four digits of your library card number. Once you have logged into your account, you may review the items you have out, find out the due dates, and renew items.

How long can I use the computers and can I print?

If you have a library card you may sign on to one of our computers for 55 minutes. The cost to print is 10 cents a page. Unfortunately, we do not color print.

Does the library provide fax services?

Unfortunately, the library does not offer public fax services.

Please call the library at 951-845-1357 if you have any additional questions.