Here are some of the most frequently asked questions you may have about Muncie Public Library.
Q: What are the guidelines for borrowing from MPL?
A: Resident Library Cards are available to all residents and property owners in the Muncie Center Township tax district. Nonresident Cards can be purchased by those who live outside the taxing district. A library card provides the opportunity to check out books, magazines, movies, music, and more. Loan periods and fines and fees vary depending on the item. The Circulation Policy and Fines and Fees Policy can be found in the Operations Policy below. The Borrower Guide offers a brief overview and is available here or as a handout at any Circulation Desk.
Q: Can I sign up for a library card online?
A: Absolutely! Register online here and then complete the process by showing one of the listed forms of identification at the circulation desk.
Q: Can I pay my library fees online?
A: You certainly can! Visit this page to log in using either your Library Card ID or your Easy Log On ID.
Q: What is the MPL library operations policy?
A: Our policy, driven by our mission, vision, and values, can best express to our customers what can be expected of our services. Find the Operations Policy here.
Q: Can I print from my laptop at the library?
A: Yes, you can! At any of our branches you can print from your wireless connection, which will then send your documents to our Printer Release Stations. For more details concerning the process, visit this page.
Q: What do I need to do to reserve a meeting room?
A: Visit our page about reserving a room for more information about our reservation policies, and to find an easy form for reserving a meeting space for your group.
Q: I can't find the what I'm looking for in the catalog. Can I request it?
A: Of course! Fill out the I Can't Find It! form and we will do our best to fulfill your request.