Library Services

Items for Checkout

ItemsLoan Periods
BooksNew: 14 days; Older: 28 days
CD AudiobooksNew: 14 days; Older 28 days
DVDs & Blu-Ray7 days (no renewals)
Magazines (excluding current issue)7 days
Internet Hotspots7 days (1 renewal)
AV EquipmentVaries

Information on loan periods, fines, renewals, and other policies can be accessed here.

Computer Services

DCPL offers free computer use to everyone with a good-standing library card or a photo ID.

Patrons with lost materials or fines may be denied access to the computer until fines have been paid or lost items are returned.

 Computer Policies:

  • Patrons may log directly into the computer using their library card number.
  • Guest of patrons without a library card may sign in with a photo ID.
  • Minors and children under the age of 18  must have a library card and signed parental permission in order to access the internet without permission.
  • Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult at all times while using the computer.
  • Only the person logged into the computer may access it.
  • Sound may be accessed via headphones.

We encourage all patrons to get a library card to use the computer. 

Print, Copies, Fax, & Scan Service Fees:

Computer Print-offs$0.20 per page (Black & White) / $0.40 per page (Color)
Copies$0.10 per page
Faxes$1.00 per page
Scans$1.00 per page

The library only accepts cash or check, no debit or credit cards.

Other Library Services

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Reference services
  • Programming for adults, teens, & children
  • Genealogy Resources (in-house & online)
  • Tax & voter registration forms

Digital & Online Resources

DCPL has a variety of digital and online resources that can be accessed anywhere.  Some of these resources include access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines & eNewspapers (local and national), streaming music, homework help, databases and scholarly journals, Worldbook Online, automobile and vehicle repair guides, standardized testing prep and study, and much more. 

Digital & Online Resources