Library memberships are free for residents and property owners in the Municipality of Whitestone.
Click the button to print and complete a library card application, or fill out a copy in person at the front desk during library open hours.
Fees and Fines
Fines for Overdue Material
|Books and Magazines||$0.25 per week or part week per item
(max. Of $10.00 per item)
|DVDs||$1.00 per day per item
|Interlibrary Loan Material||$1.00 per day per item
|Non-resident Membership||$70.00 per year
$10.00 per month
|Printing (black and white)||$0.15 per sheet|
|Printing (colour)||$1.00 per sheet|
|Membership card replacement||$2.00|
|Fax||$1.00 to send, $0.50 to receive|
|Scanning||Free of charge|
|Laminating||$1.25 per sheet|
|Resume printing (black and white)||Free of charge (10 copies)|
|Resume faxing (local number)||Free of charge|
Members are informed when the following limits have been reached:
Maximum Charges: $10.00
Maximum number of overdue items out: 4 items
Unfortunately, once these levels have been exceeded, the membership will be suspended until payment has been received.
20 Print materials per membership card (up to 14 day period, maximum of up to 3 renewals)
DVDs (up to 2 day period, no renewals)
1 New Release DVD per household (up to 2 day period, no renewals)
1 DVD Series per membership card (up to 14 day period, no renewals)
Printed library materials may be renewed for up to three (3) loan periods provided that:
- the item(s) are not on reserve for someone else
- the item(s) are not in high demand
- the member has not reached his/her limit of overdue fines or charges
- DVDs are not eligible for renewal
Reserved printed material will be held for members at the Circulation Desk for 4 library days after contact is made.