Physical Borrows

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Updated June 27th, 2022 by Derrick Larcom

The majority of items circulated come from physical copies and can be from our local collection in Ottawa, or at one of our many partnering libraries within the North East Kansas Library System, or NEKLS. Patrons can find and request a copy of the items within our catalog at NextKansas.org. ​

Audiobooks
  • Available through shared catalog

  • Limited to five (5) concurrent audiobook checkouts at any give time.

  • Checks out for twenty-one (21) days

  • May be eligible for up to two (2) renewals

  • May be returned inside or outside through the drop box located East of the doors on the front side of the building

Books
  • Available through shared catalog

  • Checks out for twenty-one (21) days

  • May be eligible for up to two (2) renewals

  • May be returned inside or outside through the drop box located East of the doors on the front side of the building

Magazines
  • Not available through shared catalog - in person checkout only

  • Most recent copy of publication not available for checkout, but may be read in the reference area

  • Limited to ten (10) concurrent magazine checkouts at any given time

  • Checks out for seven (7) days

  • Not eligible for renewal

  • May be returned inside or outside through the drop box located East of the doors on the front side of the building

Overhead Projectors
  • Not available through shared catalog - in person checkout only

  • Limited to one (1) per cardholder

  • Subject to two dollar ($2) bulb fee upon checkout

  • Checks out for seven (7) days

  • May be eligible for up to two (2) renewals

  • Must be returned to staff at the Circulation Desk

Video Games
  • Available through shared catalog

  • Limited to seven (7) concurrent video game checkouts at any given time

  • Checks out for seven (7) days 

  • Not eligible for renewal

  • May be returned inside or outside through the drop box located East of the doors on the front side of the building

Bicycles
  • Not available through shared catalog - in person checkout only

  • Borrower must be at least eighteen (18) years of age with a valid photo ID

  • Ottawa Library card preferred, but not required

  • Checks out for twenty-four (24) hours

  • May be eligible for renewal upon return and inspection

  • Bike must be returned, locked up, at designated bike rack and key returned to staff at the Circulation Desk

Laptops

  • Not available through shared catalog - in person checkout only

  • Limited to one (1) per cardholder

  • Borrower must be at least eighteen (18) years of age with a valid photo ID

  • Checks out for twenty-one (21) days

  • May be eligible for up to two (2) renewals

  • Subject to late fees of ten dollars ($10) per day overdue

  • Must be returned to staff at the Circulation Desk for inspection

Movies / Videos
  • Available through shared catalog

  • Limited to seven (7) concurrent movie checkouts at any given time

  • Checks out for seven (7) days

  • Not eligible for renewal

  • May be returned inside or outside through the drop box located East of the doors on the front side of the building

TV Series
  • Available through shared catalog

  • Limited to three (3) concurrent television series checkouts at any given time

  • Checks out for fourteen (14) days

  • Not eligible for renewal

  • May be returned inside or outside through the drop box located East of the doors on the front side of the building

  • !!! Only applies to TV Series cataloged as such. Some TV Series from Children's Department or from other network libraries checkout as Movies.