Betsie Valley District Library

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Library Procedures

The Betsie Valley District Library procedures in signing up for a library card and renewal procedure of checked-out materials.

Library Procedures

Library Cards are free!

  • Please Present a Drivers License or other picture ID
  • A utility bill with the local address will also be accepted along with the ID or Drivers License
  • Juveniles aged 17 and younger are able to sign up for their own Library card with a parent and/or guardian's signature.

Renew at the Circulation Desk during your regular visit

  • Renew on the Phone (231)378.2716 or send an e-mail to bvdibrary@acegroup.cc
  • Log on to your Library online account and renew through the Library website:  www.betsievalleydistrictlibrary.org
  • You may request an extended due date when you check your items out. Just let us know and we can give you additional time, unless the item is brand new or there is a reserve list for the item
  • All residents of Benzie or Manistee Counties may also access the Up North Digital Collection with their Library card number.

Lost or Damaged Items :

If an item is Lost or Damaged enough that it cannot be repaired and returned to circulation,  the Borrower will be charged the cost of the item.    

All are welcome to browse the Library's collection and use the computers!

Internet
We ask that all patrons please read and follow the Betsie Valley District Library's Internet Policy. The policy is available at the circulation counter. Children aged seventeen and under must have an Internet permission slip signed by a parent or guardian to access the Internet through the Library's computers. The Betsie Valley District Library has filters for the Library's computers in compliance with the Children's Internet Protection Act for children and teens aged seventeen and younger.

The Betsie Valley District Library has WiFi available 24/7. The Library's wireless is accessible by logging on to the Bvdlibrary site. There is no password needed for access. The WiFi is not filtered and we advise all to please follow the Library's Internet policy. We also advise parents and/or guardians to supervise their children's and teens' access and use of the Library's WiFi.

Upcoming Events
Betsie Valley District Library Board Meetings Jan 09, 2018 06:00 PM (US/Eastern) — Betsie Valley District Library
Great Benzie Read Presented by the Libraries of Benzie County Jan 18, 2018 06:00 PM (US/Eastern) — Benzie Shores District Library
Great Benzie Read, "Bear Town" by Fredrik Backman, hosted by The Benzie Shores District Library Jan 18, 2018 06:00 PM (US/Eastern) — Benzie Shores District Library
Betsie Valley District Library Board Meetings Feb 13, 2018 06:00 PM (US/Eastern) — Betsie Valley District Library
Betsie Valley District Library Board Meetings Mar 13, 2018 06:00 PM (US/Eastern) — Betsie Valley District Library
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