Presque Isle District Library

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Library Procedures

Materials and services of Presque Isle District Library (PIDL) are available free to the residents and property owners of Presque Isle County, Forest and Waverly Townships of Cheboygan County, and to the residents of Michigan through interlibrary loan and the Michigan Electronic Library (MEL) as initiated from the participating library.

Library Procedures

 Presque Isle District Library Circulation Policy

Library Cards:

Library cards may be obtained at any of the PIDL locations and may be used at all five locations.

  • Identification, preferably a driver’s license and/or State ID with a current address is required upon applying for a library card.  Identification displaying other than a current address within the District must provide either a voter registration card, rent receipt, tax bill, or other bills, verifying name and current address.

  • The signature of a parent or guardian is required for anyone 17 years of age or younger before they may obtain a library card.  

To Replace a Lost card, a fee of $ 2.00 will be charged.

Renewing Materials:

  • Renew at the Circulation Desk during your regular visit

  • Renew on the Phone 989.734.2477

  • Renew on the Library website by clicking on Library Catalog and logging with your barcode and pin number.  If you do not know your pin number call any of our branches to receive your pin.  

Books may be dropped at any location regardless at which location they were checked out.

Late Fees:

  • The overdue fine for regular collection books, audiobooks, magazines, and any materials not addressed elsewhere within the Circulation Policy is .10 cents per day per item for every day that the library is open with a one-day grace period and a maximum fine of $5.00 per item (for one individual).

  • If a household has over $20.00 in overdues and/or fines, then the household cannot take out materials until all overdues are returned and/or fines are paid.

  • New books, Michigan and Great Lakes Nautical collection books, and interlibrary loan materials (including MEL materials) have overdue fines of .50 cents per day per item with no grace period and a maximum fine of $5.00 per item.

  • The overdue fine for Videos games is $1.00 per day per item, with no grace period and a maximum fine of $5.00 per item.

Lost or Damaged Items:

If an item is Lost or Damaged enough that it cannot be repaired and returned to circulation,  the Borrower will be charged the cost of the item. A $10.00 processing fee will also be charged to cover the supplies and staff time expended