FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get a library card?

All Texas residents are eligible to become members of the Lake Travis Community Library. Simply fill out an application at the library and bring proof of Texas residency (usually a Texas driver’s license). The library issues family cards and borrowers must be 18 or older to register for a library card.

What is my PIN or password?

Your PIN or password is your 10-digit phone number. You can change your password by logging in to your account and clicking “Set a secure password” in the Account Info tab.

How many items can I check out?
There is a limit of 50 items at one time. Including a maximum of 10 children’s DVDs, 10 adult DVDs, and 10 television DVDs.

How long can I keep my items?
All items may be checked out for two weeks.

Can I renew my items?
Yes! Materials can only be renewed twice which means a patron can have material out for six weeks. If an item is reserved for another patron, it cannot be renewed.

Do you charge overdue fines?

Yes, fines are $0.10 per day per overdue item.

How do I obtain materials that are not currently in the library?
There are three ways: 1) Place a request for the library to purchase the material, 2) Request an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) for the material, or 3) Obtain a TexShare Card and use it to borrow the materials at another library which participates in the TexShare Card program. Information about the TexShare Card, and participating libraries, is here.

How much do copies and computer print outs cost?
Black and white copies cost $.10 and color copies cost $.25. Copies are $.10 each and all costs should be paid at the circulation desk.

Can I borrow eBooks or downloadable audiobooks?

Yes! Lake Travis Community Library has expanded its services with audiobooks, eBooks, music, and video, available to download for free! Library card holders can check out and download digital media anytime, anywhere through OverDrive. Patrons may also download and view digital periodicals through PressReader.

Does the library have WiFi?

Yes! You should also be able to pick up the wireless signal from our patio. No password is needed.

How can I learn more?

Read all about the library in this brochure.

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