Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get a library card?
Come into your local branch and fill out a New Patron registration form. Bring proof of your current address. Parents or guardians must sign and accept responsibility for children under 18.

 Where can I use my library card?
Onecountyonecard-Your library card is good at any of the 4 branch locations in Doniphan County. Your card is also good at more than 40 other Northeast Kansas libraries including Hiawatha and Atchison.

Loan Guidelines
Books – unlimited per card
Audio Books – unlimited per card
DVDs-limit 5 (1 new release per card)
Portable Hotspot – limit 1 per card
Laptop – limit 1 per card
Magazines – unlimited per card
Video Games – limit 5 per card

How long can I keep my materials?
Books – 3weeks
Audio Books – 3 weeks
DVDs – 1week (limit 5-1 New Release)
Magazines – 3days : current issue, 3 weeks back issue
Portable Hotspot – 3days (Fines will accrue daily if late)
Laptop – 3days (Fines will accrue daily if late)
Video Games – 1 week
Magazines – 3days : current issue, 3 weeks back issue

Where can I return materials ?
Materials can be returned to any of the 4 branches or any of the libraries in the Northeast Kansas Library System. All 4 Library District #1 branches have a drop box outside for after hours returns. Patrons are financially responsible for all materials checked out and they should be returned in a timely manner. If you lose or damage borrowed material you will be billed for the replacement cost.

Public Internet
Access at all branches
Wi-Fi in all branches
Fax Machine (for small fee) Copy Machine (for small fee) Laminating (for small fee) Microfilm reader/printer Wide-format printer at our Troy Branch.  Signs, posters, and banners up to 36″ wide by any length may be printed on either heavy paper or canvas. 
Please call for current pricing!  Please allow 1 weeks notice for printing  signs, banners and posters.