Enhanced Educator Library Card
Three Rivers Regional Library System is offering an Enhanced Educator library card. This card gives teachers, faculty members, and home school instructors special borrowing privileges for materials used in preparing lessons or in assisting students with assignments.
All preschool, K-12 public, private school educators and post-secondary faculty members who teach, as well as homeschool parents and guardians, are eligible for this card.
Public school teachers need to show their school identification and one additional form of positive identification with their home address.
Preschool and private school teachers need to show their school identification. If they do not have an ID card, they can bring a piece of letterhead stationery, a check stub, or a postmarked envelope with the school’s name. Teachers do not need to live in the four county region.
Homeschool parents and guardians must show proof of local residence (personal Library System card or driver’s license) and proof they are homeschooling in the region. Post-secondary faculty members need to show their school identification and one additional form of positive identification with their home address.
With this new card, educators may borrow up to 50 items each visit, keep materials as long as 31 days, borrow all library materials (except non-instructional videocassettes and DVDs), and renew materials once.
Enhanced Educator library cards are not exempt from fines, but they do receive a 10-day grace period (materials returned within 10 days of the due date will be fine free). Educators are responsible for replacement costs for lost materials.
Educator cards expire the day after the end of school and can be renewed at any time during the summer.
Educators are encouraged to use the Enhanced Educator library card in addition to their personal cards. Use the educator card for school related materials and personal cards for fiction videos and DVDs and personal reading and listening.
The Enhanced Educator library card is available at any branch.