Checking Out Materials

Check-Out Questions

How do I get a library card?

Please see the Library Cards page.

How long do items check out?

ItemCheck-Out Time
Books28 days
New Books14 days
Books on CD (limit 5)14 days
Videos & DVDs (limit 5)14 days
Adult Collection Magazines14 days
Teen & Children Magazines28 days
Pamphlets28 days
Puppets (limit 1)14 days
Interlibrary Loan (no renewals)14 days

How much are overdue fines?

The fine for most overdue items is $.10 per day/per item. However, the fine for an overdue interlibrary loan item is $.25 per day/per item.

What other fines/fees does the library charge?

Non-Pocatello City resident library card per year$45
Lost or non-repairable damaged item
(hard cover book, magazine, paperback)
full cost
One broken/destroyed audiobook CD$15
More than one broken/destroyed audio CDfull cost

Does the library have a book drop?

Yes, two book drops are available on the north side (Center Street) of the library. If the book drops are full, please bring items inside. Do not leave items on top of or next to the book drops.

Will the library hold a book for me?

Yes, items checked out may be placed on hold at any catalog computer in the library or from the library’s website. See the Library Catalog and Catalog Help. Items that the library doesn’t own may be borrowed through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

Quick Pick-Up

In order to quickly assist patrons, the quick pick-up option is available. Patrons can pick up holds placed on available materials the next business day at the circulation desk. For curbside services, please contact the library at 208-232-1263. There is a limit of 10 items per day and will not be available same day for both quick pick-up and curbside services.

Can I renew my materials?

Yes, most items can be renewed for one additional checkout. Items on hold for another patron may not be renewed. To renew by phone, have your library card ready and call the library at 208-232-1263 ext. 106 or visit Library Catalog and Catalog Help.

Marshall Public Library

113 South Garfield Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho  83204
Phone:  208-232-1263

Did You Know?

The library’s makerspace program includes 3D printers and a laser cutting machine.