Policies & Procedures

For circulation assistance, please call 817-410-3400 or email us.

Circulation Policies

  1. Persons living outside of Grapevine will be charged an annual $25.00 non-resident fee per card upon registration with the library.
  2. Each person wishing to borrow books, or audio-visual materials from the library shall fill out an application, agree to comply with the policies and procedures, pay all extended use fees, make good any loss or injury to library materials, and give immediate notice of any change in address or telephone number. The library will not be responsible for any damage incurred to personal property while materials and/or equipment borrowed from the library are in use.


    Signature in ink; address; phone numbers; e-mail address; place of business; proof of address or property ownership (TXDL, utility bill, or tax statement, etc.); Texas driver’s license number; and date of birth. Minors require signature of one parent and their parent’s Texas driver’s license number and date of birth.
  3. On the first visit, two items may be checked out after completing the application.
  4. Books and books on CD may be borrowed for a period of three weeks, and the borrower has the right to renew twice any book or books on CD which has not been requested by another patron.
  5. DVDs and compact discs may be borrowed for three weeks, and may not be renewed.
  6. An extended use fee of $.10 a day will be charged for each item not returned by the date it is due.
  7. Borrowers who have abused their privilege by failing to pay extended use fees, damage to books, or audio-visual materials, or the cost of the book, shall not be allowed to check out materials until their records are cleared; the denial of the library use will include all members of the family in the same residence for extended use fees over $15.00.
  8. If a reader fails to return material within thirty days after the notice in writing of its delinquency, it is considered a misdemeanor offence, subject to legal action according to Ordinance 80-74, City of Grapevine.
  9. Each person who is currently registered with the library will receive an identification card which must be presented each time he borrows library materials. The borrower will be responsible for any item which is checked out in his identification card. The library should be notified immediately if a card is lost. A fee of $1.00 will be charged to replace lost cards.
  10. After notification, “Reserved Books” will be held for 3 days from the date the material is returned and the hold is generated.
  11. Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Holiday closings will be posted.