Using the Library
Get a Library Card
If you live in or own property within Wysox Township, you and your family members are eligible for a library card at no cost. These cards are valid for three years. If you live outside the borders of Wysox Township, you may purchase a library card for your entire family for $50 annually. Out of township cards are valid for one year then must be renewed. When you come to the library for a card, bring proof of residence. This may be a current driver's license, a utility bill from your residence, or a current lease.
Renew an Item
Bring your item to the library, call, or e-mail the library to renew your item. If you fail to return your item or items, your library privileges will be suspended. This includes internet computer usage and attendance at special programming. Local area libraries will also be notified.
Use the Internet
Users are limited to one hour of computer usage per day. Files saved to the desktop will be wiped. Our computers have USB ports for saving documents to a flash drive. Printing will cost $0.20 per page. Children under age 11 are not allowed on the internet unless a parent or guardian is present. Any user under age 18 must have a signed parental release form on file with the library.
Connect to Wi-Fi
The Milledgeville Public Library offers free wireless Internet access from anywhere within the building. Using Wi-Fi to get online is quick and simple. All you need is a wireless enabled device. Our library is open to all visitors free of charge and we require no password.
Borrow Books from Other Libraries
If there is a book or other item you are interested in, call the library and we'll see if we have it in our collection. If we don't, we are able to search the state to find your desired book and may be able to order it through interlibrary loan. It may take two weeks for the item to arrive here and we usually get to keep them for two weeks. Very seldom are they renewable.
Another way to borrow items from other libraries is through reciprocal borrowing. You may take your valid Milledgeville Public Library card to any area library and use it to check out items from their library. Their librarian may call us to verify that you are in good standing at our library.
NOTE: If you fail to return reciprocal borrowing items to their library, the Milledgeville Public Library will be charged the replacement costs for those items. As a result, you will lose privileges to the Milledgeville Public Library until we are reimbursed for the replacement costs.
Use the Building
We encourage our children to come in to the library and explore. Use our books, play our games, and meet with friends for study sessions. However, the library is not an alternative to child care. If children are not using the library properly, they will be asked to leave.
The Library has meeting rooms available in the basement for use by local groups. Any meeting held must be during regular Library hours. Rooms must be left in the same clean condition in which they were found. Groups consisting primarily of children must have one or more adults present at all times. There is no charge to use the meeting rooms, and no admission fee can be charged by the group hosting the meeting or event. Refreshments may be served by the group renting the room.
Find Help for People with Disabilities
An elevator is located inside the front door with stops available at all three floors. A restroom is accessible in the basement. Large print books and books on CD are available. If you are homebound and live within the village of Milledgeville, you are eligible to use library materials. We'll deliver them to your door and pick them up when you've finished. Home delivery is also available for short-term illness and accident patients. Call the library to schedule a delivery.
Make the Librarian Happy
It is the responsibility of the library user to update the library with a change in phone number.
Support the Library
The Milledgeville Public Library accepts all book donations with the understanding that books which are useful to the library collection will be retained and others will be used as the library deems best. Many donated books are placed in the basement and sold for 10 cents each. This is a great source for building up your home library. All proceeds will be used for everyday expenses at the library.
If you are searching for a way to honor a friend or family member, perhaps on a birthday, holiday or anniversary, make a monetary donation to the library. If you wish to remember a loved one who has passed away, make a donation to the library. If you would like to be remembered in the community, make a bequest to the Milledgeville Public Library in your will.