Policies

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan is a service available to patrons of the Dickson County Public Library. If a book is not available at our library, the staff will attempt to locate it and borrow it from another library. There is a limit of two books acquired through ILL at one time.

 

Meeting Room

The Janet Harris Community Room is located at the library and may be used by community groups on a first-come-first-serve basis. There is no charge for nonprofit Dickson County groups, and the room may be reserved up to two months in advance. 

Public Computers

The Dickson County Public Library has 22 public access computer stations. All are equipped Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and others) and have internet access. The computers are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. There is a two hour per day limit. Computers will not be issued 30 minutes prior to closing time. Wireless access is also available in the adult section of the Library.

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Tours

Any group that would like a guided tour of the Library may call and schedule one. We welcome visitors.

 

Downloadable Books & Music

R.E.A.D.S. (Regional E-book & Audiobook Download System) is available to all patrons of the Dickson County Public Library. Go to the R.E.A.D.S. website (http://reads.lib.overdrive.com) and, using your library card barcode, register for the service, and download the program which enables you to use it. You may then download music, audio books, and e-books. The material can be used for 21 days.

 

Remote Access to Heritage Quest and American Genealogy Bank

he Heritage Quest database for genealogical research can be accessed from any computer with an internet connection by entering your library barcode number.

Dickson County Public Library  |  206 Henslee Drive  |  Dickson, TN 37055  |  Phone (615) 446-8293