Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Your library card is your passport to information and entertainment - and we make it easy for you to enjoy our materials!
Here's what you need to know:
Up to 100 total items can be checked out on an account. Most materials check out for three weeks. DVDs and Blu-Rays maybe be renewed for another three-week period, as long as no one else has requested the same item. Up to three renewals are available for most materials, as long as no one else has requested the same item. You are responsible for all items borrowed on your library cards. Please report a lost, missing, or stolen card to your library immediately.
The fine is $0.15 per item per day for most materials.
Fines in excess of $5.00 or more will prevent you from checking out additional materials until account is paid.
You can return items to any of the three libraries in system, Bowman, Clarke County, or Handley. If the library is closed, drive-by drop boxes are available outside each location. Hotspots and Launchpads must be returned inside the library.
Whether you're requesting an item from any of our 3 libraries, adding your name to a checkout waiting list, or placing a hold to have materials ready for you, we have you covered. Here's how it works:
If you would like to have a history of items you have borrowed, Circulation staff can activate that feature for you. The history will not be retroactive, but will retain information on items checked out from the time of activation. Those interested in this feature should be aware that if these records were to be requested by government officials, the library likely would be obligated to turn this information over to them.
Hoopla is available for card holders in Winchester and Clarke and Frederick Counties, non-resident local worker card designations, and card holders who purchase cards for 3, 6, or 12 months.