What do I need to get a library card?
All residents of Breckinridge County are eligible for a BCPL card and are encouraged to become customers of the public library. This privilege extends to those owning property and/or employed in Breckinridge County.
In order to receive a card, proof of residence must be established by providing one of the following:
Parents or legal guardians must sign or initial the child’s library card for children under the age of thirteen (13) or fill out a paper application. The paper application must be signed by a parent or guardian. Signing the library card or paper application means the customer agrees to assume responsibility for all who make use of the card, pay all fines and/or other charges incurred, notify the library of any change of address, inform the library if the card is lost or stolen, and comply with Rules of Conduct when visiting any Breckinridge County Public Library location.
How do I check out movies?
The checkout period for DVDs, except for recently acquired DVDs, is seven days, with a limit of four (4) DVDs total per customer. Movies acquired within the last 3 months will have a checkout period of two (2) days. A customer can only have four DVDs total checkout at a time, regardless of the checkout period of the DVD. Customers must be 18 years of age or older to check out DVDs and DVDs can only be checked out on adult cards. The borrower must pay any charges for damage or loss. Loss or damage shall be replacement cost of the DVD plus processing fee. DVDs may not be used for commercial purposes and no admission may be charged.
DVDs with more than three movies are considered Movie Collections. One Movie Collection is allowed per card and does not count toward the regular four DVD limit. Customers must be 18 years of age or older to check out Movie Collections and Movie Collections can only be checked out on adult cards.
The library offers a variety of online resources for current card holders. These include digital materials, like ebooks, digital audios, and digital movie and TV series and databases, like language learning and auto repair. Click on the box below to go to the Online Resources Page.