Library Card Application
Holders of valid ID card, who are over 14 years old, can apply forHandanlibrary cards with a deposit. Teenagers of 8－13 years old, who apply for library cards should under the guardianship of their parents.
Types of Library Card
Adult Card: With a deposit of 100 RMB. It is used for borrowing books from Literature Reading Room, Social Science Reading Room and Natural Science Reading Room. It’s valid to borrow 2 books.
Children Card: With a deposit of 50 RMB. It’s used for borrowing books from Children’s Reading Room. It’s valid to borrow 1 book.
The Disabled Adult Card: Holders of valid ID card and disabled certificate, who are over 14 years old, placing a deposit of 100 RMB at the library card center, can register a library card. It’s used for borrowing books from Literature Reading Room, Social Science Reading Room and Natural Science Reading Room. It’s valid to borrow 1-3 books.
The original code of the library card is your birthday, which contains 8 digits, such as, you birthday was May 8 th, 2012, therefore the code of your library card is 20120508.
Reporting lost and Replacing library cards
Library card holders may report lost cards at the Library Card Center or dial 0310—3129602 for further assistance. Library card holder lost the card by lending it to others, then the card holder should take responsibility himself. After reporting lost, if the card is found, the card holder should come to theLibraryCardCenterto terminate reporting lost. If the lost card isn’t found in seven days, the card holder can obtain a replacement card with a valid ID card. The charge for card replacement is 10 RMB. Before replacing new card, the card holder should return all the materials borrowed from library and pay off the fines, meanwhile the lost card is invalid.
Verification and Return of the library cards
The library card is valid as long as you hold it, but it needs to be verified every 3 years. As soon as the card expires, you need to go to theLibraryCardCenterto renew it. The card holder should return all the materials borrowed from library and pay off the fines or claims for missing books. The card holder entrust someone else to return the library card, the entrustee should take his valid ID card.
Each card holder can only register one library card, and the library card may only be used by the card holder himself. Registering a library card, you should fill the Handan Library Card Application Form. It is cost- free for the first time to register aHandanlibrary card.
Please keep the library card well, if it is damaged, you need to pay 10 RMB for the replacement card.
The borrowed books need to be returned in 30 days, the books can be renwed for another 30 days. Over due fines on the book returned late is 0.1 RMB each day. The maximum fine is 20 RMB.
Please observe the loan rules ofHandanlibrary,we reserve all the rights for the final explanation.
Summer time (1st. Jan－31st. Aug): Tuesday to Sunday
9:00 am －11:30 pm 14:30 pm－17:30 pm
Winter time (1st. Sep－31st. May): Tuesday to Friday
9:00 am －11:30 pm 14:00 pm－17:30 pm
Sunday、Ｍonday and official holidays:
9:00 am －11:30 pm 14:00 pm－17:00 pm
Closing time: Monday、Thursday morning
Notice: Study room is open from 12:00pm to 2:00pm on every Saturday and Sunday