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Library Services & Fees

 

  • Photocopy: 
        10¢ a page for black-and-white, 25¢ a page for color

  • Fax:

To send: $2.00 first page, $1.00 each additional page
To receive: 50¢ first page, 25¢ each additional page
Outgoing faxes require a cover sheet provided by patron.

  • Income Tax Forms:

Many of the Federal and Missouri reproducible tax forms are available during tax season (normally from January until April) and can be copied at the cost of 25¢ a page. Other forms can be downloaded and printed from the Internet at the cost of 25¢ a page. Links to both sites are available, below.

  • Federal & State Tax Forms,

  • Public Computers & Internet Access:

Computers for internet access & word processing are available at all branches during regular library hours. Computer users must show library card when signing in, be patrons in good standing, and agree to the Internet Use Policy.
Non-library card holders may use a library computer with payment of $1.00 non-refundable fee, per individual, per use, even if it is on the same day.
Printing fee is 10¢ a page for black-and-white, or 25¢ a page for color.
Click here for the complete COMPUTER USE POLICY.

  • Wi-Fi Access:

Free Wireless internet access is available at ALL Barry-Lawrence Regional Library branches.  

  • Community Rooms:

Community rooms in the library are available at Aurora, Cassville, Marionville, Mount Vernon, Pierce City, Shell Knob. Not available at Eagle Rock, Miller, Monett, and Purdy.The meeting rooms are available free of charge for non-profit groups and for a small fee to all others. Rules and restrictions will apply. For more information and to schedule use please contact the library staff.

Several library branches have reference materials relating to local history and genealogy.  As county seats, the Cassville and Mt. Vernon branches have dedicated genealogy rooms with extensive genealogy collections.  Check with your branch library for details.

  • Notary Services:

The Barry-Lawrence Regional Library offers notary services to customers for a small fee at the following branch locations:  Cassville, Marionville, Monett, and Mt. Vernon. Before bringing documents to be notarized, please call first to be sure that the notary is available:

Cassville  417-847-2121  Cheryl Williams
Marionville  417-463-2675  Janea Coker
Monett  417-235-6646  Cindy Frazier
Mt. Vernon  417-466-2921  Cindy Rinker

 

Notary Guidelines:

1. If you have more than one (1) item to be notarized, please call and make an appointment.
2. Bring a current photo ID, such as a valid driver’s license, state ID, or passport, with you.
3. Forms MUST be filled out ahead of time. The notary is not a legal expert and therefore cannot help you fill out any needed forms.
4. The notary will not notarize a blank sheet of paper.
5. All document(s) MUST be signed in front of the notary.  Do NOT sign your document(s) ahead of time!
6. If more than one person must sign the document(s), they must ALL be present at the time of notarization.
7. The notary follows all regulations of the State of Missouri as outlined in the Missouri Notary Public Handbook.
8. If needed, please bring your own witnesses.
9. We can only notarize materials in English.

 

Notary Fee:

There is a $1.00 fee per (notary) signature.

Additional Notary Information:

A notary only verifies the signer’s identity and that the signature was made willingly and freely.
Notarization does NOT
  - Prove a document to be true or accurate.
  - Legalize or validate a document.
  - Prove that a statement under oath is true.
 Public notaries are NOT legal professionals.  Please do not ask legal questions or legal advice.

 

 

Other Library Services and Fees:

  • Computer Disks: $1.00

  • USB Storage: $5.00

  • Non-Resident Borrower Fee: $20.00

  • Scanner Fee: 25¢/page

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COMPUTER USE POLICY 

Use of any library computer constitutes agreement with this policy:

 

Who is Allowed to Use

1. Library cardholders: must be in good standing

2. Non-cardholders: There will be a $1 non-refundable fee, per individual, per use, even if it’s on the same day

Availability

Computers are only available during business hours. They automatically shut down promptly at closing.

Use by Minors (under age 12)

1. Must be accompanied by an adult (age 18 or older)

2. Unauthorized disclosure, use, and dissemination of personal identification information regarding minors is not allowed

Printing

Customers may print at a set fee per page, check with librarian for amount.  Customers are responsible for ALL pages printed. If assistance is needed, please ask the librarian. It is your responsibility to use print reviews to monitor and manage the number of pages you print.

Problems

Problems with computer equipment, software, or web filtering must be reported to library staff immediately.

Reserving Time

TIME may be reserved, up to one day in advance, in one-hour block increments. Additional time may be available if no other customers are waiting to use the computers.

● Customers that are late for their scheduled reservation will forfeit the unused portion of their reserved time. Those who are more than ten minutes late may lose their entire reserved time.

● Unreserved time may be used on a walk-in basis.

 

Filtering and Privacy

1. Filtering systems are installed at the network level to block offensive materials and applications

2. Computer users are prohibited from accessing images of a graphically explicit sexual nature that may be reasonably construed as obscene and in violation of current law (Mo. RSA 573.010. Section 573-060).

3. Adults may request filtering exceptions if a site does not fall into a restricted category

4. These systems are monitored for system function and abuse. While we make efforts to ensure your privacy, it cannot absolutely be guaranteed.

5. Customers may not use the library computers for conducting a personal for profit business or for conducting any unlawful activities.

6. It is your responsibility to double-click the END SESSION button at the end of your computer use!

Abuse

You may not:

1. Attempt to bypass our filtering systems

2. Disable any library installed software

3. Boot into another operating system

4. Run any software or command from a pre-boot Environment

Internet Disclaimer

The Internet is a global entity. Providing this service to library users does not constitute any endorsement by the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library System. The Library shall have no liability for direct, indirect or consequential damages related to the use of information accessed on the Internet from Library equipment. Internet users are reminded that:

● Not all sources on the Internet provide accurate, complete, or current information.

● Filtering software does not block all materials that users might find offensive.

Misuse of any library computer or intentional damage to library equipment or computer system will result in the loss of computer privileges and may result in suspension of library services. Library personnel reserve the right to terminate or restrict library privileges for abuse of these policies.

 

BARRY-LAWRENCE REGIONAL LIBRARY

MEETING ROOM USE POLICY

The Library meeting rooms are intended primarily for library or library-related meetings, programs, and events. When not needed for these purposes, the rooms may be available for free or for a fee, as set by the Library Board of Trustees. The library allows use of its meeting rooms by nonprofit organizations, community groups, for-profit businesses, and social groups. For full policy please refer to Section XXVI in the Policies of Government Manual.

RULES FOR USE OF THE MEETING ROOM (this is not a full comprehensive list):
1. Requests may be made no more than two weeks prior to the meeting date.
2. Audiovisual equipment must be requested in advance and an equipment release form signed by the responsible party.
3. Each group is responsible for setting up, cleaning up, and returning furniture to its original location.
4. Light refreshments are allowed, but groups may not prepare food on Library property. Red or purple colored beverages may not be served. Groups are responsible for providing their own supplies and for all clean up.
5. No signs, displays, decorations or exhibits may be attached to the doors, walls, or windows of the room. The use of tacks and permanent tape is not allowed.
6. Smoking, illegal drugs, or alcoholic beverages are not allowed.
7. Excessive noise is not allowed.
8. Seating capacity may not be exceeded.
9. No charges, fees, or solicitations may be made at any time.
10. The person in charge of the meeting must sign the “statement of responsibility” form.
11. The responsible person must secure the key for the room in advance of the scheduled event. The key must be returned to the library the next business day following the scheduled meeting.
12. All lights must be turned off before leaving the premises, except for security lighting.
13. Library staff are the only ones that can set the thermostat.
14. The outside entry door must be secured before exiting the premises. If door is left unlocked, meeting room privileges will be suspended.
15. The library reserves the right to revoke permission for reasonable cause at any time.

FEES:
1. Nonprofit organizations or community groups with 501(c)(3) status (must supply proof) may use meeting room free of charge. A refundable $25 cleaning deposit is required.
2. For all other groups and private social gatherings the meeting room fee for library cardholders in good standing is $40 for 4 hours ($10 for each additional hour over the 4 hour minimum) and for non-library cardholders is $50 for 4 hours ($10 for each additional hour over the 4 hour minimum). All meeting room fees are nonrefundable if any group cancels a scheduled use of the meeting room less than two (2) working days prior to the scheduled use. In addition to the meeting room fees all groups are required to provide a refundable $25 cleaning deposit.
3. A $5 per day fee will be imposed if a meeting room key is not returned by the next business day following the scheduled meeting.

 

 
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