Borrowing Policy for Public

Policy Summary

Borrowing policy for residents of Washington State and surrounding states.

Borrower Responsibilities

  • Must purchase a library card for $35.
  • Residents of WA State need a valid state-issued photo I.D., a current address, and a current email address.
  • Out-of-state residents need a valid state-issued photo I.D., a current address, and a current email address.
  • Residents under 18 years old must have a parent or guardian establish a parent/child account.
  • Borrowers are responsible for all materials checked out on their card.
  • Borrowers are responsible for the awareness of all due dates, renewing materials before they are due, and returning materials on time.
  • Items must be returned in good condition as determined by library staff.
  • Recalled material must be returned by the recall due date.
  • Borrowers are responsible for paying any fees associated with items checked out on their account.
  • Failure to receive or read an email courtesy notice does not relieve the borrower of the obligation to honor the due date or pay any fees incurred.

Loan Periods

Type of Material Loan Period Renewals Item Limit
Books 28 days 1 renewals 25 items
Popular Books 28days No Renwals 25 items
Curriculum Collection 28days No renewals 25 items
CDs & DVDs 10 days No renewals 25 items



Renewing Material

Books can be renewed via the My Account/Renew Items button on the Foley Library home page, by calling the Circulation Desk at 509-313-5803, or by emailing us at

Returning Material

All items that circulate are to be returned to the Foley Circulation Desk or one of the book drops. Book drops are located at the front entrance of the library and in the lower level of College Hall.  


Borrowed material is subject to recall after two weeks. 

 Reviewed 5/6/19