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Teacher Cards

Teacher Cards are fine free. The charge for up to two lost or damaged items may be waived but you must let us know that you wish the items to be waived.

  • Items left on a Teacher Card too long may be charged to your account and eventually turned over to our collection agency. You can prevent this from happening by returning items in a timely manner and contacting us if you have lost or damaged items.

To be Eligible for a Teacher Card:

  • You must live or teach in the state of Ohio.
    •    Homeschool parent/guardians who reside in Ohio also qualify for a Teacher Card.
  • You must have a valid MRCPL Library Card
  • Your Library Card must be in good standing

To Apply for a Teacher Card:

  • Bring your school ID, pay stub, or proof that you work in a school.
  • Bring your M/RCPL Library Card
  • Bring two forms of identification, one with your current address, if you do not have a valid MRCPL Library Card
  • Homeschool applicants must show proof of homeschooling (ex. Homeschooling recognition letter from School Superintendent

The following items can be checked out for 9 weeks on a Teacher Card (with no renewals):

  • Books
  • Music CDs
  • Audio Books

These items can be checked out for 4 weeks on a Teacher Card (with no renewals):

  • Informational and older Entertainment DVDs (7day)
  • Blu-Ray (7 day)

These materials CANNOT be checked out with a Teacher Card:

  • 3-day DVDs
  • 3-day Blu-rays
  • 14 day Books
  • Speed Readers
  • Magazines
  • Video Games
  • Binge Boxes
  • Any item requiring a Borrower Agreement
  • SearchOhio & OhioLINK

Any questions, contact the Children's Department at 419-521-3130 or your local branch.

Main Library

43 West Third Street
Mansfield, OH 44902
(419) 521-3100

Open Hours

Mon-Thu: 9 AM-8 PM
Fri-Sat: 9 AM-5 PM
Sun: 1 PM-5 PM

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