Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the library?

Go to the Highway 5, Highway 14 junction (by McDonald's).  Follow Business 5 to the Ava square.  Go down one side of the Ava square, and one block past the square.  Turn right at SW 3rd Ave.  We are located a block and a half down the hill. 

 

How can I get a library card?

Any Douglas County Resident may obtain a library card with a driver's licence, address, phone number and a reference phone number.  Patrons under age 16 must have a parent's signed permission to obtain a card.  Non Douglas County residents will be charged $15.00 per family per year to receive a library card.

 

How many books can I check out?

Four books/magazines/cds may be checked out per library card for three weeks.

 

Do you have videos?

We have DVDs and some VHS tapes which maybe checked out for one week.

 

Do you offer internet/wi-fi service?

We offer one free hour of internet service per day, and two hours of wi-fi service per day.

 

Can I send a fax?

We charge $1.00 for every four pages to send a fax.  We charge $.15 per page to receive a fax.

 

Can I borrow a book you don't have from another library?

 

We borrow books from Missouri Libraries.  There is a $1.00 charge per book.

 

Can I use a library card from another library to check out books?

Sorry, no.

 

 

 

 

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