FAQ Topic: Library FAQs

Do you make copies for the public?

We make copies for ten cents a sheet or twenty cents a sheet for color copies. If the copy is from library materials, it is five cents a sheet for black and white or twenty cents a sheet for color. Copies off of the internet computers are twenty cents a sheet. Items copied will be … Continued

Do you have public internet access?

We have public internet computers available for use. We also have wireless access if you bring your own device in with you. The wireless also picks up outside of the library.

How do I access ebooks?

Library patrons with a valid library card from the Foothills Consortium (formerly known as the CMC Consortium) are eligible to use the North Carolina Digital Library. The North Carolina Digital Library is the library’s main resource for eBooks and eAudiobooks for adults. The NC Kids’ Digital Library provides access to materials appropriate for elementary school aged children … Continued

How do I place a hold on a book or other item?

When you find an item you wish to check out, you can place a hold by logging into your account on the NC Cardianl Website with your library card number and pin. The exception to this would be for new books. You may also call the library at 828-287-3520 to request the item be held … Continued

How do I find out if you have a specific book?

Books, audio-visuals, and even E-books can be located by searching the NC Cardinal website. The NC Cardinal website allows patrons to search for items at Norris Library, all the libraries in Rutherford County, and the other libraries that participate in NC Cardinal. You may also limit the search to specific locations.

How do I get a library card?

Library materials may be checked out to those people who live, work, attend any school, or own property in Rutherford County. A library card issued from any Foothills Member library is valid at any and all other Foothills Consortium Member libraries. A person must be at least 5 years old to apply for a library … Continued

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