Books and magazines may be renewed three times, after
which they must be returned.
DVDs, videos and audio books may be
renewed once, after which they must be returned.
Exceptions to this are items for which there are
interlibrary loan items cannot be renewed.
Your Library Card:
Your first library card is free. Proof of address and a reference are required.
Parents must sign for children and assume responsibility for the items the child checks
Library cards should be treated as credit cards. They should be carried
with you at all times and reported missing at once if lost or
stolen. Replacement cards are available for $1.00.
Fines and Fees:
Late fees are added to your account
when you fail to return your loan on time. Book fines are 5 cents a day with a
maximum, of $2.00 per book. DVD,
music CDs, and games incur fines at a rate of $1.00 a day after a seven-day loan
with a maximum of $5.00 fine per item. Audio books are $1.00 a day after a
twenty-one day loan with a maximum of $5.00 fine per item. Persons who have more
than $2.00 worth of unpaid fines lose all library privileges until the fine is
Three overdue notices are mailed to the address on record before the item is
declared lost. When an item is more than three months overdue, the account is turned over to a
collection agency which also handles accounts with excessive fines. At this time, a $10.00
collection agency fee is charged. This must be paid along with fines even if the books are
returned, no exceptions. If the books are not returned, the full price of the items plus
the collection agency fee is charged to the patron. It is always cheaper to return the
The library will be glad to try and borrow any
item we may not own from another
library. There is no charge for this service. However, at times the lending library will
assess a fee, especially for copy services, and this is passed on to the borrower. Requests
may be placed at any of the service desks in the library, by phone, or by e-mail. Generally,
interlibrary loan items cannot be renewed. If interlibrary loan materials are not
returned, the replacement fee, set by the lending library, is charged.
All branches of the Iberia Parish Library have full Internet access as well as many
computer applications which are offered free of charge to our patrons. Sign-in at the
front desk is required for usage, and a valid library card must be
presented when signing up.
Wireless Internet access is also available free
of charge at all branches.
Using the Internet terminals to access pornography is strictly forbidden and
in the offender being denied the use of the computers permanently. Visiting chat rooms is
not recommended, and patrons do so at their own risk.
Paper copies from the computer printer are
twenty cents per page and may be picked up at the circulation desk.
Black and white copy prices are as
8 1/2" x 11" - 20
copies are 40 cents)
8 1/2" x 14" - 20
copies are 40 cents)
11" x 17" - 40 cents
(2-sided copies are 80 cents)
Color copy prices are as follows:
8 1/2" x 11" - $1.50
8 1/2" x 14" - $1.50
11" x 14" - $3.00.
Sorry, bulk rates are not available.
Additionally, if patrons wish to use their personal paper, the prices
remain the same.
Laminating prices are as follows:
Card - 50 cents
8 1/2" x 11" - 75 cents
8 1/2" x 14" - $1.00
Posters - $5.00