Library Policies

Conduct NOT Allowed on Library Premises:
  • Any activity prohibited by Texas Code or Law or City Ordinance including:
  • Unsupervised Children
  • Bomb Threats
  • Harassment/Sexual Harassment of Patron and Staff
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Intoxication Resulting from Drugs and Alcohol
  • Loitering
  • Mistreatment and Vandalism of Library Facilities and Property
  • Soliciting and Panhandling
  • Theft of Library Property
  • Weapons
  • Viewing obscene or objectionable materials in violation of Texas Penal Code
  • Bikes, roller blades, skateboards, scooters, etc. in the library or lobby
  • Disruptive and disorderly behavior including excessive noise, running, use of audible device
  • Entry into unauthorized (staff) areas.
  • Fighting
  • Sleeping
  • Unauthorized presence in the children’s area, only parent/caregiver and children allowed in these areas
  • No food or open drinks in the library - lidded drinks are permitted
  • Not Wearing Shirts, Pants and Shoes
  • Refusal to leave when asked by Library Staff
  • Smoking
Anyone who violates these standards of conduct could be subject to loss of library privileges and removal from the Library. Failing to leave the premises after requested to do so by Library staff or a law enforcement officer may result in criminal trespass charges under the Texas Penal code.
Please watch your possessions; the library is not responsible for lost items. Unattended belongings may be sent to the police station for security reasons.
Check Out Limits
  • 2 items for your first check out
  • 30 items after first items are returned
Checkout Periods
  • Books and Audio-books can be renewed twice (if no other patron is waiting and fines are $5 or less).
  • DVDs, Music CDs and Magazines can be checked out for ONLY two weeks.
  • Night Return is located on the west wall of the building. 
  • Items can be returned to any Burnet County branch library.
Fines Per Day: 25 cents/item
Fee per Replacement Card: $2
Your Patron ID:
  • Your Username/ID number is the barcode number on your library card.
  • Your Pin/Password is the last 4 digits of your ID number.
Restrictions to Renewals & Holds
  • Limitations are placed on your card when fines are over $5.00 or you have long overdue items. You will be unable to check out items, reserve computers, renew items, etc. until fines are below $5 again.
  • To Renew items click here.
  • Log in to your account.
    Click view loans and click renew loan on the appropriate item(s).
To Put Items on Hold:
  • Click Catalog
  • Log in to account at the top right corner of the page.
  • Search for desired item.
  • Click Place Hold
  • Select which Library you wish to pick up the item at
  • Select Submit Hold from pop-up box.
  • A green bar will appear across the top of the screen: Hold(s) Placed Successfully.