How do I get a library card?

You must register with a librarian for a library card. You will need some form of ID to present at the circulation desk to receive a library card. For example, the librarian may ask to see your driver's license, a bill with your current address, or a student ID before a card can be issued. Cards are issued for immediate use and may be used the same day they are issued. Those patrons that are 18 and under will need to have a parent or legal guardian complete a permission slip before a card can be issued. Please notify the library if you card is lost or stolen so that we can prevent others from using your card.

If Library Closed and need a Library Card 

Can I use my Pine River Library card at other libraries?

Yes, you may use you Pine River library card at these Winnefox Library System member libraries: Berlin, Campbellsport, Coloma, Endeavor, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Hancock, Kingston, Markesan, Menasha, Montello, Neenah, Neshkoro, North Fond du Lac, Omro, Oshkosh, Oxford, Packwaukee, Plainfield, Poy Sippi, Princeton, Redgranite, Ripon, Wautoma, Westfield, Wild Rose, and Winneconne.

Can I return my library materials to other libraries?

Yes, you may return your library materials to any of the libraries listed as belonging to the Winnefox Library System. 

How many items can I check out?

You may have up to 50 items checked out on your library card at one time, with the understanding that there are certain limits on the following items:

*DVDs: There is a ten (10) DVD/video limit per card or household.

How long can I keep my materials?
Books, audio books: 21 days 1 renewal
Interlibrary loans: Date set by lending library may or may not be renewed
Magazines: 14 days 1 renewal
CDs: 7 days 1 renewal
DVDs: 7 days 1 renewal

I want to place a hold on an item that is checked out or that another library in the system has. How do I do place a hold?

You can place holds at the library or while using the library's online catalog. You may also call 920-987-5110, and we will place a hold for you.  To place a hold on an item you've found when using our web catalog, click on the words Hold Any Copy.  A login screen will appear.  Type in your library card number (on the back of your card) with no spaces and your PIN, which is the last four digits of your phone number.   Click Log In. Check to see that Pine River is the pickup location.  Click Place Hold.   If hold is successful, click ok.  If not successful try again or call the library for assistance.  (If you want a specific copy --like the June issue of a magazine then you click Hold Specific Copy and choose the month to place that hold.) You will receive an email, phone call, or text when your hold arrives at the library.

Can I renew an item from my computer at home?

Yes! It's easier and faster to renew your item through the online catalog. Simply go to Your Account. You will need to type in your Library Card Number and your PIN (the last four digits of your phone number.) Click in the empty box next to the title of the item you would like to renew. A check mark should appear. Now click the Renew Selected Items button. If your item is renewable, your item should be renewed (always double check.) If you still have a question contact the librarian at 920-987-5110.

Does the library have a copy machine?

Yes, the library has a copy machine and a fax machine as well. Photocopies cost $.25 per page. Faxes cost $1.00 a page to send. Please keep in mind that there are copyright laws that may prevent you from copying certain materials.

Does the library have tax forms?

Yes, the library carries certain State and Federal tax forms during the tax season. You may also check our links section (Financial Information, Taxes & Assistance) for certain IRS forms. Please keep in mind that the library orders tax forms for government agencies, and that we may run out or might not be able to fulfill your need immediately. Your best bet is to call the library ahead of time to see if we have the form you are looking for.

Does the library have a meeting room?

No, the library does not currently have a meeting room.

Still have questions?

Contact Andra Mory at mory@pineriverlibrary.org