Policies

Library Card

  • A picture ID and proof of current address. Children under 18 require parent or guardian signature.
  • Library Cards are renewed annually. All renewals must be made in person.
  • Current address will be verified by a picture ID.
  • If your account expires, you will not have access to your account until the card is renewed.

Borrowing Policy

  • Regular materials may be checked out for 3 weeks.
  • DVDs may be checked out for 1 week. (Limit 10 per household.)
  • An item may be renewed unless the item is on hold.

Computer Use

  • Patron required to present library card and have no blocks/fines on account.

Student Policy

  • Children under 12 must be supervised by a responsible person age 14 or older.
  • Children under 6 must be supervised by a responsible person age 18 or older.
  • Disruptive behavior will not be tolerated.

Donation Policy

  • Books must be in good shape.
  • No dictionaries, encyclopedias, nor textbooks.
  • No VHS or cassette tapes.
  • Most items are given to the Friends of the Library and sold. Proceeds are donated back to the libary.
  • Materials donated are given to the library unconditionally.

Social Media Policy

  • The Milford Public Library encourages participation on all its social media platforms; however, we ask that users keep postings and comments appropriate for all audiences.
  • The Library reserves the right to remove any content that is deemed, in its sole view, to be inappropriate in nature. That includes posts that contain:
    • Obscene content or hate speech
    • Personal attacks, insults, or threatening language
    • Private or personal information, including phone numbers and addresses, or requests for personal information
    • Potentially libelous statements
    • Plagiarized material
    • Commercial, political, or religious messages unrelated to the library or its social media postings
  • Solicitation of funds
  • The Library also reserves the right to ban or block users who violate this policy.
  • The Library is not responsible for the content posted by others on its social media platforms.
  • User content is the opinion of the specific author and does not necessarily represent the opinions of the Library.