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Specifications Resident Youth NON-RESIDENT EMPLOYEE Educators Reciprocal non-Resident & Visitor
Eligibility Cost Print Materials eBooks, eAudio,
Downloadables,
eResources
Internet Access Inter-Library Loan Reserve Items Renewal of Eligible Materials Limitations
Collier County real property owners Free 3 years
Children from birth through 17 years of age Free 3 years
Collier County Government Employees Free 1 years
Teachers, Home School Parents & Activity Directors in Collier Co. Free 1 years
Customers in the Southwest FL Library Network (SWFLN) Free 1 year (ex. 8/30)
Non Collier Co. residents & organizations outside of Collier $10 - 1 month
$50 - 6 months
$100 - annually
Varies
Resident EligibilityCollier County real property owners CostFree Print Materials eBooks, eAudio,
Downloadables,
eResources
Internet Access Inter-Library Loan Reserve Items Renewal of Eligible Materials Limitations3 years
Youth EligibilityChildren from birth through 17 years of age CostFree Print Materials eBooks, eAudio,
Downloadables,
eResources
Internet Access Inter-Library Loan Reserve Items Renewal of Eligible Materials Limitations3 years
county employee EligibilityCollier County Government Employees CostFree Print Materials eBooks, eAudio,
Downloadables,
eResources
Internet Access Inter-Library Loan Reserve Items Renewal of Eligible Materials Limitations3 years
Educators EligibilityTeachers, Home School Parents & Activity Directors in Collier Co. CostFree Print Materials eBooks, eAudio,
Downloadables,
eResources
Internet Access Inter-Library Loan Reserve Items Renewal of Eligible Materials Limitations3 years
Reciprocal EligibilityCustomers in the Southwest FL Library Network (SWFLN) CostFree Print Materials eBooks, eAudio,
Downloadables,
eResources
Internet Access Inter-Library Loan Reserve Items Renewal of Eligible Materials Limitations1 year (ex. 8/30)
non-Resident & Visitor EligibilityNon Collier Co. residents & organizations outside of Collier Cost$10 - 1 month
$50 - 6 months
$100 - annually
Print Materials eBooks, eAudio,
Downloadables,
eResources
Internet Access Inter-Library Loan Reserve Items Renewal of Eligible Materials LimitationsVaries

General Information Regarding Library Cards

As a library cardholder, you are responsible for informing the library of any changes to your contact information. Cardholders assume responsibility for all materials borrowed on his/her card.Library cards are available at no charge to permanent residents and real property owners of Collier County, and to Collier County teachers and Collier County government employees residing outside of Collier County. Check the Property Appraiser web site for your property listing. If your library card is lost or stolen, notify any branch of the library. The cost of replacing a damaged or lost card for $1.00.

An official photo identification is required. Any of the following documents is acceptable in applying: driver’s license, Florida Identification card, passport, other State identification, school / work photo identification card. This identification must show your current Collier County street address as proof of residency when applying for, renewing, or replacing cards.

If your official photo identification does not have your current Collier County street address, one of the following documents must be presented as proof of residency or property ownership: driver's license, county property tax receipt, voter's registration card, State of Florida ID card, property deed or mortgage/annual lease agreement, utility bill, vehicle registration, or your telephone listing that includes street address.

Library staff will record your street address, telephone number and e-mail address in the Library's database in order to facilitate communication with registered Library users. See below for Privacy.

Privacy
Contact information provided when applying for a library card is used solely to notify patrons of holds and overdue materials, or other library matters related directly to the user’s account. The Library does not engage in mass mailing, emailing or telephone contact of any library users without their expressed permission, such as Newsletter subscriptions.

Florida Statute prohibits staff from releasing any information about library card holders -- including what materials are checked out or overdue and personal information such as telephone numbers and addresses -- to anyone other than to the specific library card holder. (Florida Statute 257.261).

If you misplace, or lose your card, library staff will not disclose your card number to you via phone or email requests for your own security.

Non Residents and Visitors

Library cards are available to visitors and seasonal lease holders. Photo identification, with permanent home address, is required; your local address can be confirmed verbally.

Youth

The child must be present in the library to receive or use his or her card. Identification of the parent/guardian is required, as described above. Parent/guardian must give permission for their children to borrow videos rated PG or PG-13. Young adults (age 16 or older) may obtain their own library cards. Identification as described above is required.