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How do I get a library card?
    • Live in Gonzales or Gonzales County, or attend an educational institution in the county
    • Have a valid ID or Driver's License and proof of address or proof of enrollment in school
    • Fill out a library card application
What can I get with my library card?
    • 3 DVDs per household (only on an adult card)
    • 3 books, magazines, or audio books
    • 5 downloadable eBooks or audio books
Do I have to pay anything?
    • No, access to all these items are free!
How long can I keep items checked out?
    • Movies can be checked out for 3 days, no renewals.
    • Books, magazines, and audio books can be checked out for 2 weeks, with 1 renewal available.
What are the late fees?
    • Movies are $1.00 per day, per movie.
    • Books are $0.25 per day, per book.
What if I lose my library card?
    • A new card can be bought at the front desk for $1.00.
What if I lose something I checked out?
    • If you've lost an item that you've checked out, you can either pay the price of the lost item, or buy the item and bring it to the library as a replacement.
Do you have printing capabilities at the library?
    • We offer printing in both black and white ($0.15 per page) and color ($0.50 per page).
Do you do faxing at the library?
    • We do not do any public faxing here at the library.
How old does my child have to be to get a library card?
    • You can get a library card at any age as long as the parent has proof of residency in Gonzales County or the child has proof of enrollment at an educational institution.
Can I look at your catalog online?
Does the library accept donations?
    • We accept any donations. If we cannot use it in our library, we place it on the free shelf for others to take as they want.
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