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Books, audiobooks, music CDs, DVDs, videos, and Blu-ray discs have a checkout period of 14 days. These items may all be renewed up to 100 times for a checkout period totaling one year.
Note that some cards and materials have additional restrictions.
Items that are renewable may be renewed up to 100 times with a checkout period totaling up to one year. If you attempt to renew an item that has reached the renewal limit, that been reserved by another customer, or whose loan policies do not allow renewal, a message will appear informing you which titles were not renewed and why.
Most items renew for 14 days. The new due date will be 14 days from the date it is renewed.
In an effort to go green, the library will no longer mail notifications, effective May, 14, 2013. Please add an email address and/or telephone number to your account so that we can provide you notifications regarding your holds and other library information.
To add or update this information:
You also may sign up for an account with Library Elf to be notified of what’s due soon, overdue or ready for pickup via email, text message or RSS alerts. This service also lets you track multiple accounts.
There are certain circumstances that will prevent an item form being renewed:
Renewal dates are from the date renewed-not the date the material is due.
Library cards are typically valid for 2 years.
Library cards must be renewed in person. Photo identification and verification of local address are required. If your photo identification does not have your current address we will accept recently postmarked mail to the current address for verification. The library also provides a free postcard that can be mailed to the customer’s current residential address to be used as verification. Other forms of address verification may be accepted. For further information please contact the Central Circulation Department at 918.549.7444.
Library cards are available for children of any age.
Customers who live within the city limits of Bixby, Broken Arrow, Collinsville, Glenpool, Jenks, Owasso, Sand Springs, Skiatook , Sperry and Tulsa also qualify for a free library card.
Customers that do not live in Tulsa County and do not meet the above criteria may pay $50.00 per year for full access to Tulsa-City County Library services. The $50.00 fee covers all family members in the household. Please note that eBooks and downloadable audio books may not be checked out with this type of library card.
To qualify for a free library card, someone in your household must live, work, go to school or pay property taxes in Tulsa County, or live, work or go to school within the city limits of Bixby, Broken Arrow, Collinsville, Glenpool, Jenks, Owasso, Sand Springs, Skiatook, Sperry or Tulsa. If you do not meet the requirements for a card, you may purchase one for $50 per household per year.
Additionally you may apply for a card online.