Checkouts & Renewals

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Victoria Public Library
Circulation Services

Loan Periods / Limits / Fines / Fees

Most Library materials are loaned for 3 weeks. All DVDs are loaned for 2 weeks. Fines are 10¢ per day charged only if materials are returned late. E-Readers, iPads and Laptops are for in-library use only. Failure to pay accrued fines and fees may result in the borrower's account being turned over to the City of Victoria Municipal Court.


 Books  10/section

 10¢  1
 Magazines  5/section
 10¢  1
 Vertical File
 10 items

 10¢  1
 Playaway  10
 10¢  1
 CD's  10
 10¢  1
 Multimedia  3/Adult
 10¢  1
 DVD's  10
 10¢  0
 Books on CD
 10¢  1
 Video Game

 E-reader, iPads & Laptop
 1 device

 $10 per hour (Max $100)


*Renewals will be made only if the item is not on hold for another library user.
Some items cannot be renewed (see above).

Material Renewals:

Renew at the circulation desk, by phone or online.
To renew by phone, dial 361-572-6660 and follow the teleprompts. You will be asked to input your library card number.

With the online automated system you can:
Review items on loan or overdue
Renew items on loan once with certain restrictions:

  • they must not be overdue;
  • you must not have fines on your library account;
  • and the item does not have a waiting or hold list.

To renew online, go to My Account and follow the instructions. You must have an account and pin number set up to access your account, contact circulation services for more information.

How to Login to your Account


Returning Library Materials:

Library materials can be returned inside the main library when open or at any of our book drops. 

Book drops are located: 

• Inside the Victoria Public Library near the Checkout desk. 
• Outside the Library on the Main Street side. 
• At the Victoria County Health Department on Airline Road side. 
• At the Victoria Mall on Navarro (side by Sears).