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The first time you use your card, you may check out any combination of two books. After the first time, you may check out the following: Adult books Juvenile books Up to ten (10) Audio books (books on CD) Magazines Up to five (5): DVDs
Corsicana residents may obtain a TexShare card to borrow materials from participating libraries. Lending policies will vary by library.
Place a hold from any of the Library’s computer catalogs.
Place a hold from your home or office by visiting our online catalog and clicking on “My Account”.We will notify you when the request is filled then hold the item at the Circulation Desk for three days for you to pick up.
Library books and audiobooks are loaned for 21 days. You may renew items once either in person, at the front counter, or over the phone and only if the item is not requested by another patron. DVDs and Book Club books are loaned for 7 days. There are no renewals on these items.
Library books and materials fines are $.10 per day, per item. DVDs fines are $1 per day, per item. Material fines are limited to $2 per title, and DVD fines are limited to $15 per title.
If an item is lost, the replacement cost from the catalog is charged is to replace the lost item. If a returned item has been damaged, we will determine whether the item can be repaired or whether it must be replaced. Food items may not be used to cover costs of lost or damaged library materials. If it can be repaired, a fee to cover the repair costs will be charged. If it needs to be replaced, we’ll charge the replacement cost. We cannot accept purchased/used books to replace lost books.
As with any Wi-Fi access, you should disable file sharing and print sharing and maintain up-to-date anti-virus protection. Printing is available over the wireless connection as well as from the workstations in the Library's PC Lab. Stop by the Service Desk to obtain the web address for Wi-Fi printing.
Library Public Computer Hours: Monday - Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:40 p.m. Wednesday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:40 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 3:40 p.m. To use the Public Computers: Have a valid Corsicana Public Library card with no fees owed. As a first-time user, review the Library's Acceptable Use Policy, and sign a release form stating that you understand it. A parent or legal guardian must sign the form for a child under 17. Log into a computer or, if all PCs are in use, reserve the next available PC. Computers may be used for 60 minutes. Printing is available for $0.15 per page for black-and-white copies and $1 per page for color copies.
If you do not meet these qualifications, contact the court to be excused.
You may also claim an exemption and be excused if:- You are 70 years of age or older;- You have legal custody of a child younger than 12 years of age and your service on a jury would require leaving the child without adequate supervision;- You are a student currently enrolled in a secondary school (e.g. high school);- You are a student currently enrolled and in actual attendance at a post-secondary school (e.g. college or a trade school);- You are an officer or employee of the Senate, House of Representatives, or any department, commission, board, office, or other agency in the legislative branch of the State of Texas’ government;- You are the primary caretaker of a person who is unable to care for himself or herself (this exemption does not apply to persons caring for others in a professional capacity, e.g., as a nurse);- You are a member of the United States Military Forces serving on active duty and deployed to a location away from your home station and out of your county of residence.
If you qualify to claim an exemption, contact the court to be excused.
All other persons need to appear for jury duty. Unfortunately, the court cannot allow other absences without good cause. If more persons appear for jury duty than are needed, the judge will excuse excess persons as appropriate, and as soon as possible.”
The water base charge varies depending on the size of your meter. Most residential users have a 5/8” or 3/4” meter.