Policies

Who Can Get a Free Library Card

All Millington residents, defined as individuals living in the 38053 zip code, may get a free library card (effective July 2018).

The following groups are also eligible for a free library card:

  • Students and staff of the Millington Municipal Schools
  • Millington business owners
  • Active military personnel and their families
  • Millington City Employees
  • Millington Public Library Staff

Why Get a Library Card

With your Millington Public Library card, you can:

  • Check out books, DVDs, and audio books
  • Use a public computer in the library for two hours a day for FREE (Guests pay $1.00.)
  • Have access to a 100,000 eBooks and Audiobooks available via Tennessee Reads

How to Get Your Free Library Card

Library cards are obtained by visiting the library service desk and filling out an application. A photo ID (driver’s license, military id, passport, etc.) and proof of current Millington address (a utility bill, lease, etc.) is required. Patrons age 17 and younger require a parent or guardian to accompany them in order to obtain a card. The card holder or his or her guardian is responsible for all items checked out.

Library Card Fees

Millington Resident Card – FREE

Replace a Lost Card - $1.00

Non-Resident Card - $35

*All Millington Public Library programs are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Program attendees do not need to have library cards.*

Renewing Your Card

All cards must be renewed annually.

Exceptions

The Millington Public Library wants to make having access to our library resources and services as easy as possible for all patrons.

Are you homebound or hospitalized or cannot make it to the library to renew your card for some other reason? Please call us.

Do you really want to use the library but think you might have fines blocking your account? Please contact us. We can work it out.

Not sure if you are eligible for a free library card or have questions about our policy, please call us.  

Computer Time and Privileges
Limited bandwidth, public decency, and security policies prohibit use of some websites. Failure to comply will result in loss of privileges for 30 days or greater. Two- 1 hour sessions per day, if you log out early it still counts as an hour. Guest passes will be available for $1 each at 2 hours of usage that day.

***Please be aware all public computers and wifi shut down automatically 15 minutes prior to closing. Please plan accordingly to allow plenty of time to complete your computer and printing tasks. We will be unable to print your documents after that time.

Loan Periods
New Releases-7 days
Books-21 days
DVD’s-7 days
Audio Books-14 days

Rental Fees
Adult Audio Books & DVD’s
Are -$1 each
Children’s Audio Books & DVD’s- Free

Late Fines and Lost Items
All Books-$.20 /item/day
All DVD’s & Audio books -$1.00/item/day

Faxing and Printing
Charges are $1 per sheet for faxes
Prints for blk & wht copies are $.25
Prints for color print are $1 per page

Fines totaling $10.00 or more will suspend all library privileges until the fine is paid-in-full.

The cost of lost items is solely based upon the library’s assessed replacement cost of the item, plus a processing fee of $5.00 for replacement.

WRLC
The Millington Public Library is a part of the Wolf River Library Consortia (WRLC). Your Millington Library Card can also be used at these other libraries…

-Germantown Community Library
-Sam T. Wilson Public Library.

The courier travels between the Consortia

Volunteer Opportunities
(16 years and older)
Volunteers are encouraged to make a difference at the library and learn new skills. Volunteer applications are available at the information desk.

MPL BEHAVORIAL POLICIES
NO FOOD OR DRINKS
TALK AT LOW LEVELS TO MINIMIZE NOISE
CHILDREN UNDER 13 MUST BE SUPERVISED AT ALL TIMES BY PARENT OR GUARDIAN OR YOU MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE
CELL PHONES AND USE OF THE LIBRARY PHONES ARE PROHIBITED IN THE LIBRARY
NO LOITERING
NO DISTURBING OTHERS
NO COMPUTER PORNOGRAPHY
NO THREATENING, NAMECALLING, CURSING, NOR PHYSICAL VIOLENCE TOLERATED
NO POSSESSING OF WEAPONS
NO USE OF DRUGS OR ALCOHOL
NO ARGUING WITH STAFF AND/OR MANAGEMENT
MPL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE ANYONE FROM THE LIBRARY FOR VIOLATION OF THE ABOVE RULES AS DEEMED NECESSARY