BOOKS — Checked out for 2 weeks. Can be renewed by bringing them in, renewing on-line, or calling the library with your name and the book’s title. When calling after hours, leave a message with the pertinent information
MAGAZINES — Checked out for 1 week. The most current issues are non-circulating. Back issues of magazines are kept for 3 years.
SOUND RECORDINGS — We have a combination of over 700 audiobooks either on cassette tape or CD and over 500 music CDs that can be checked out for 2 weeks.
ELECTRONIC RESOURCES — Patrons can access various electronic resources at the State Library’s website. These resources include ProQuest, Ancestry Library, Learning Express Library, World Book, SIRS, Mango Languages, Chilton Library Online, among others.
VERTICAL FILE/PAMPHLETS — Collection of materials on a broad range of topics arranged in alphabetical order in a file system. List of topics is located on top of the file. Materials are checked out for 1 week.
REFERENCE MATERIALS — Most can be checked out for 1 week (this includes encyclopedias). Materials that cannot be checked out may be photocopied.
VIDEOS/DVDs – Over 1800 General, Childrens, Instructional & “How To.” Checked out for 1 week. We do not renew or reserve videos.
INTERLIBRARY LOAN — If we do not have a book you want, we can borrow it from another library. We ask for a $3.00 donation per book to defray the postage costs.
FINES — 10¢ per day per book; $2.00 per day per video/DVD.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS — South Dakota Books, Mystery, Western, Science Fiction, Large Print, Audio Books, and Talking Books in special areas.
PHOTOCOPIER – 10¢ per copy in black-and-white; $1 per copy in color. We can reduce and enlarge, as well as copy both sides of the paper.
COMPUTERS/SCANNER — Computers are available for use free-of-charge. Patrons are limited to 30 minutes per session and 2 sessions per day. All computers are able to print to a color or laser printer. The high-speed DSL connection is provided by Golden West. We also have a scanner for your pictures and a game computer (NO INTERNET) for your children to use while you look around. We also have Wi-Fi availability.
STORY-TIME — Story-time is offered at 10:00 a.m. on Fridays from September to mid-May. except during weeks when Custer Schools are on break. The hour includes stories, coloring, a craft, and a snack.
EDUCATION — The library staff proctors tests for those pursuing advanced education courses.
ART — Art and craft work is on display in the lobby area and showcase throughout the year.