Borrowing Policy for Non-Residents of the Richmond Memorial Library

Richmond Memorial Library will issue library cards to a non-resident for an annual fee of $40.00 (for 12 months), or a quarterly fee of $12.00 (for 3 months).

A non-resident is defined as an individual who:

  • does not reside or own property in Genesee, Niagara and/or Orleans counties
  • does not work or attend school in the city of Batavia
  • wishes to access the Richmond Memorial Library's circulating collection

Non-residents requesting to purchase a Richmond Memorial Library card must:

  • Show valid picture identification and proof of address
  • Agree to the Richmond Memorial Library policies and rules governing borrowing services as written on the Richmond Memorial Library Application for Library Card and Computer/Internet Use
  • Submit payment with the completed library card application

The non-resident Richmond Memorial Library Card will become active on the date the card is issued; renewals will be for one year (or one quarter) from the date the dard was issued or previously renewed.

Renewals for purchased non-resident cards will be one year from the date the card was issued or previously renewed.

To renew a purchased non-resident Richmond Memorial Library Card the patron must:

  • Have no outstanding balances on his/her current card
  • Submit the annual or quarterly payment at the time of renewal
  • Update previously submitted library card information.

Amended by Library Board of Trustees 11/10/14 & 2/13/2017