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How do I?
Get a Library Card
Apply in person at Sterling Municipal Library
First card is free
Anyone is eligible with a government-issued picture ID that includes date of birth
You don't need to live in Baytown
You are responsible for all materials checked out with your card
Under 18? A parent or guardian can bring in their ID and sign for the account
Cards expire every three years.
How much can you check out?
12 items at first
25 items once established (check out 15 items, AND after 3 months)
Lost the card?
Report it right away
Replacement cards are $1.00, or check out with your ID
Owe a late fee?
You can still check out unless fines exceed $10.00
Once total owed is less than $10.00, you can check out again.
Digital-only cards are available for Baytown residents -
Items can be renewed two times
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