Library Card


All residents of Chickasaw County are eligible for a free library card from the Upham Memorial Library, you must come into the library to sign up for a library card.

To receive an electronic library card, the requesting person must show identification and proof of current address.  No actual card is issued, the information is kept at the check out desk computer and all information is confidential.

Children under 18 must have their parents signature and each family member is asked to have a card.

Card holders are responsible for the condition of the checked out piece of material(s). If the material(s) is lost or damaged, the borrowing patron must pay for the replacement of that item. Parents or legal guardians are responsible for all materials checked out to their children.

DVD fines are one dollar per day from the due date. There is limit of 6 checked out per card.

There are no fines for books.  There is a limit of 10 items checked out per card.

New families are limited to a total of three items per family for the first two months on issuance of a library card.

We protect each library user's right to privacy and confidentiality. You can be assured that the questions you ask, the books you borrow, the topics you search and your personal information the library keeps for registration is never shared with anyone, unless ordered by a court.

Check out time limits
Books, magazines, audio books and magazines are checked out for two weeks and they may be renewed twice. 

All materials, except DVDs, may be reserved under your library card number.

DVDs are checked out for two days and may be renewed once, they must be brought into the library when the library is open and  must be returned before the library closes on the due date or a fine will accrue.

All Interlibrary Loan (ILL) materials are subject to the lending library's due date, which will be noted in the borrowed materials.