Students and faculty of participating Courtesy Card institutions. Contact Reference Services at 816.363.4600 for more information about the Courtesy Card Program.
Individuals living within the following counties: Missouri - Bates, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray Kansas - Douglas, Franklin, Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami, Wyandotte
High school students with credit card information provided
by a parent. (Parent must be present at registration).
Established businesses within the KC Metro area (see
above counties). Contact Reference Services for more information about authorized borrowing
If you wish to borrow from the Linda Hall Library but do not
meet the above criteria, please contact your local public, academic
or corporate library and request to borrow through interlibrary loan from
How Much Can You Borrow
Adult and courtesy card borrowers may borrow 10 items.
High school students (student with parent) may borrow 5 items.
All borrowers must provide a picture ID at the time of check-out.
Check-out period for books is three weeks with one three week renewal, via phone, email or in person, if no request has been placed on the item(s).
Check-out period for standards and government documents is 48 hours with one 48-hour renewal, via phone, email or in person, if no request has been placed on the item(s).
Material on loan may be renewed either by phone - call 816.926.8701 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Other items listed in the Linda Hall Library circulation guidelines. (Please ask at the Reference Desk for a copy)
Terms and Conditions
All Borrowers must provide a picture ID at the time of check-out.
Individual borrowers must provide credit card information on their application.
The Linda Hall Library reserves the right to deny circulation of any item determined to be fragile or difficult to replace. Patrons with overdue items will not be able to check out additional items. Abuse of the loan agreement may result in the loss of borrowing privileges.
A standard replacement cost of $150 will be charged for each
item not returned in a timely manner.
A damage fee of $25 will be assessed on an individual basis
unless the item needs to be replaced.
A $25 processing fee will be added to all credit card transactions.