Borrowing, Fines, Renewals & Returns

Loan Periods, Loan Limits, Overdue Fines, Renewing Materials, Reserves/Holds, Returning Materials, Liability for Lost or Damaged Items, Lost Library Card

Get a Library Card or PIN Number

Library cards are available free of charge to Ohio residents at all library locations.

Barring Policy

Any visitor or customer to the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library who fails to abide by Board policy regarding the Public Behavior Policy is subject to having his/her Library privileges suspended either temporarily or permanently and/or the customer

Collection Development Policy

Mission of the Library and of Collection Development

Internet Use Policy

Acceptable Use of the Internet & Electronic Resources Policy at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library

Meeting Room Policy

Mansfield/Richland County Public Library Meeting Room Policy

Pay Online

If you owe more than $5.00, you may pay your library fees online using a MasterCard or Visa credit card.

Public Behavior Policy

The Board of Library Trustees is responsible for determining the rules and regulations for public behavior in the library.

Public Bulletin Board Policy

M/RCPL provides bulletin board space for local non-profit events and activities.

Public Records Policy

Mansfield/Richland County Public Library Public Records Policy

Returned Check Policy

Returned Check Policy & Fee

Solicitation Policy

Solicitation Policy

Text Message Notification

You can receive library notices as text messages. Get more information here.

Unattended Child Policy

The Mansfield/Richland County Public Library wants children to use its facilities and services. The safety of children left alone in a library building is a serious concern of the library staff.

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