Policies

 

Getting a Library Card:
Please print and fill out the appropriate paper application form below and bring it to the library to complete the application process.
Youth Application Form (15 years old and younger)
Adult Application Form (16 years old and older)

All residents of Broome, Chenango, Delaware, or Otsego counties are eligible for a library card. Your first library card is free with the following proof of identification:

  • Adults – To obtain a library card, individuals 16 and older must provide proof of identification and current address.
  • Children – Children under 16 may receive library cards if proof of identification and current address can be provided by a parent/guardian. The parent/guardian will sign the card application to acknowledge responsibility for their children’s account.

Material  Policies
View the Material Circulation Policy to learn about loan periods, interlibrary loans, reserves, fines and more.

View our Material Selection Policy. You may request reconsideration of library materials by completing the Request for Reconsideration of Library Materials form that will be reviewed by the Library Director and/or the Library Board of Trustees.

Library Long-range Plan 2016-2021
Long Range Plan 2016-2021

Behavior Policy
Please review our Behavior Policy

Internet Access:
We have seven Internet computers available for patron use. The computers are also connected to a color printer. To use a computer please sign up at the front desk or call in advance. You may sign up for two time slots per day. Wi-Fi is available. Please read our complete Wireless Internet Connection Policy and our Computer Policy.

Tablet Policy & User Agreement

Printing/Copying
The cost to print is 25 cents per page.
The cost to copy is 20 cents per page.

Unattended Child Policy
Unattended Child Policy

Meeting Room:
Community Room Policy
Fill out a Community Room Reservation Form
The meeting room may be reserved for use by educational, civic, cultural, and governmental groups when no admission charge is made. Interested parties may fill out an application form (also available at the library). Please stop at the library or call for further information regarding the use of our meeting room.

Huntington Park Use:
The Huntington Park was donated by the Huntington’s for the quiet enjoyment of the community.  The community is welcome to utilize the park during daylight hours and must adhere to the City of Oneonta’s Code of Behavior and the Library Park Use Policy.

Gifts and Donation Policy
View the Gifts and Donation Policy

Displaying Art
View the policy for displaying art at Huntington

Library Closings
The Library closes for the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans’ Day – 2017 Observed (November 10th)
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve Day
  • Christmas Day
  • December 26th
  • New Year’s Day
  • January 2, 2018

Normal Hours:
Monday to Thursday –
9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday – 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Saturday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm