Real County Public Library

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Your Library Card

Getting a card, renewing materials, placing holds, etc.

Who can get a card
Any Frio Canyon resident or visitor may obtain a card.  Everyone needs to show photo identification and proof of residence (county tax bill, recent utility payment, landlord lease, etc.) 

How to Get Your Card

Complete an application at the circulation desk at the library located at 225 Main St. in Leakey, TX.  Be ready to show photo ID and one of the other items listed above.

Borrowing Limits and Renewals
New members may check out only four items at a time for the first six months until a good record is established.  Thereafter, and for all established members, the check out limit is 7-10 items.  DVD's may only be checked out for 5 days and all book titles (paper or electronic) may be checked out for two weeks.  Items may be renewed after that time if there is no one with a hold on the title

Placing Holds
You may place a hold on a title that is currently checked out by using our on-line system or by phoning the Circulation Desk.  On the on-line system log in using your

Renewing Your Borrowed Items

Renewals can be done either in person or by phoning the Circulation Desk (830-232-5537).

Library Fines
There are no fines but a donation for overdue materials is appreciated.  Materials must be returned  in good condition.  Items overdue more than 30 days from initial checkout will be considered lost and replacement cost plus $3.00 processing fee per item will be required.  If materials are not returned or replaced promptly check out privileges will be withdrawn. 

Non-Circulating Items  Reference materials, rare books, current periodicals, and  genealogy may not be checked out or removed from the library.