Library Board of Trustees sets all
Freedom of Information Act Procedures & Guidelines
In order to make requests for information
standard across county government, the Otsego County Library Board
of Trustees will follow the
Otsego County Freedom of Information Act
Procedures and Guidelines adopted by the Otsego County
Board of Commissioners on June 9, 2015. Library policy designates
the Library Director as the Otsego County Library FOIA Coordinator.
He or she is authorized to designate other Library staff to act on
his or her behalf to accept and process written requests for the
Library's public records and approve denials.
Click here for procedures and guidelines.
Adopted June 16, 2015
lives by fostering lifelong learning, being a champion for reading,
igniting imaginations and ensuring access to information and ideas for
all members of our community.
You can receive a free library card if you are a resident of Otsego County.
Non-residents are required to buy a card annually.
Please bring your card with you to check out materials.
Books, compact discs, books on cassette, juvenile magazines, and story
Magazines for adults and videos:
You may renew most
materials once unless the item is on hold for another patron . You may
renew your items by phone or from
our catalog's web page. Hot reads and
videos can not be renewed.
County residents are able to check out a total of
Non-residents are able to check out a total of
Limit of 3
for each card holder:
New books, New books on
cassette, New books on CD, New videos, non-fiction on the same subject.
Limit of 10 (including new items) for each card
Audiobooks and Videorecordings
A patron is also limited to
three items if
they have been newly issued a library card.
Late fees for all books and materials are
except for hot reads, story boxes, and videos which are$.50
If you lose or damage a book you have checked out, you will be charged
the cost of the book. If you locate a book after having paid for it, you
will be reimbursed if you present your receipt within
days of paying for the item.
If any materials you would like to use have been checked out, you can
have the item reserved. We will call you when the item is available.
Click here to place a reserve from our
library catalog's web page.
Click here to download and view
Revised April 15, 2014
© 2010, Otsego
Last updated 05/09/18