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There are 3 exceptions, as the following areas have been annexed into Muncie’s district:
- Colonial Crest
- Red Bud Village
- Hickory Haven
If you’re still unsure, type your address into Census Bureau’s site.
If you do not live in Mt. Pleasant Township, there are still options available to you. Expand the next FAQ for more information.
If you reside outside of the library’s taxing district, you have a few options available to you.
If you are eligible for a Muncie Public Library membership, you may receive a Reciprocal Borrowing card at no cost. At the time of sign-up, we will need to call MPL to ensure that you are a patron in good standing under their policies. This card grants all privileges of a Resident card, with the exception of initiating Interlibrary Loans. Those requests must be made through your home library.
If you do not reside in either library’s district, but are a student at Yorktown Public Schools, you qualify for a Student card. You must show proof of attendance (i.e. student ID, Powerschool page, etc.). Similarly, teachers are eligible for an Educator card if they do not reside in a library district and need materials for their classroom. Student and Educator cards grant all the privileges of Resident cards, with the exception of initiating Interlibrary Loans. Student/Educator card holders are not eligible for a Reciprocal Borrowing card.
If you do not reside in either librarys’ district, you may purchase a Non-resident card for an annual fee of $48.00. This fee is the amount that residents pay in taxes each year to the library. A Non-resident card grants all borrowing privileges of a Resident card.
Resident Card: Expires 5 years after issue date. Must reconfirm address and contact information to renew membership.
Reciprocal Borrowing Card: Expires 1 year after issue date. Must reconfirm address and contact information to renew membership. We must also contact Muncie Public Library to ensure you are still a patron in good standing under their policies.
Non-resident Card: Expires 1 year after issue date. Must reconfirm address and contact information, as well as paying the annual fee, to renew membership.
Student & Educator Cards: Expire 1 year after issue date. Must reconfirm address, contact information, and student/educator status to renew membership.
On children/teen cards (patron ages 5-17), you may borrow 15 total items, with a limit of 5 movies and 1 video game.
*Educator card holders may exceed this limit when checking out materials for their classroom.
Movies and Video Games: 7 days
New Adult Books & T.V. Series: 14 days
Books, Kindles, CDs, Nonfiction DVDs, & Magazines: 28 days
We also offer free one-on-one computer lessons each Friday, as well as a variety of other programming. Our programming includes, but is not limited to: Summer Reading programs for adults and children, Story Times, Teen Scene, special holiday programming, family Bingo nights, raffles, and a variety of reading-for-prizes programs for adults. Check out our calendar for current events.
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