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  • Library Cards

    Resident Borrowers
    The Monticello-Union Township Public Library is supported by Union and Jackson Townships property taxes. Residents of these two townships may apply for a library card by providing proof of current residence. Juveniles under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who must sign the library application.

    Non-Resident Borrowers
    Liberty, Honey Creek, and Cass Township residents may apply for a library card, which will be purchased (all or in part) by their township trustees.

    Borrowing Materials

    Borrowers must bring their own library card to check out materials. Those with valid individual library cards may borrow 100 items of books and audiobooks. Video and music materials are limited to 10 DVDs and CDs at one time per card.

    Patrons will receive a "checkout receipt" which lists all items checked out and their due dates on that card.

    Charges, Fines, and Fees

    The library accepts cash, check, or credit cards for payment of charges, fines, and fees.

    Charges
    MUTPL will charge for damaged or lost materials. There is also a $2.00 charge for a replacement library card.

    Fines
    Overdue items are fined $.25 per day per item. There will be a charge for lost and/or damaged materials. Borrowing privileges will be suspended for patrons who have fines over $10 until the items are returned or paid for and assessed fees paid.

    Fees
    The Monticello-Union Township Public Library has the following fees for patrons who are not eligible for membership:
    • $50.00 for a Public Library Access Card (PLAC), allows the owner to obtain a library card at any Indiana Public Library for one year after the purchase date of the PLAC card.
    • $60.00 for a Non-Resident Card, which allows patrons living in an area without a library to obtain a library card at the Monticello-Union Township Public Library.

  • Library Resources

    The library has many resources for our patrons to take advantage of including:
    • Books
    • DVDs
    • CDs
    • Audio Books
    • Periodicals(Magazines and Newspapers)
    • Classes
    • Databases
    • Reference Help
    • Genealogy Resources


  • Computer and Internet Access

    The Monticello-Union Township Public Library has 12 CASSIE computer stations available for public access. There is no fee to use these stations but certain restrictions apply. (Please see our Computer/Internet Acceptable Use Policy) All computer sessions are regulated through CASSIE, our computer reservation software. Sessions are guaranteed for 1 hour, with time extensions in 15 minute increments if there is no-one on the waiting list. Additionally, we have 2 Express Stations available for quick, 15 minute look-ups and printing.

    Wireless Internet Access

    WiFi access is available to the public. The network’s name is Library WiFi. You will be required to accept the Library’s Internet Policy in the process of connecting.


    Printing, Copying, Faxing and Scanning

    Printing and Copying may be done at a cost f $.10 per page in black and white, $.25 for color.

    The library offers faxing service at $1.50 for the cover page and $1.00 for each page after that.

    The library offers scanning to email at no cost.


    Library Hotspots

    No internet at home? Borrow ours for all your Internet needs at home, on a long car trip or vacation. There is a one week check out limit, one renewal and holds can be placed. You must be 18 or older and the hotspot needs to be returned to the circulation desk with all of the equipment and accessories with it.  Overdue fee is $0.25 per day. Replacement fees will accure if device and accessories are missing.


    Click on the link to view the Monticello Public Library's Internet Policy.

  • Printing and Copying

    Printing and Copying may be done at a cost of $0.10 per page in black and white, $0.25 for color.

    Faxing

    The library offers faxing service at $2.00.

    Scanning

    The library offers scanning service at no charge.

  • The Program Room, Conference, and Study Rooms must be reserved at the Circulation Desk in advance; the contact person is Scott Miller.

    Room Capacity
    Program Room Capacity of 65, 45 at tables
    Board Room Capacity of 15
    Study Room 1 Capacity of 2-3 people
    Study Room 2 Capacity of 2-3 people