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Frequently Asked Questions - Cash Procedural change
No, there is no additional charge to the customer for using a credit/debit card for payment. There is no minimum amount that will be accepted by the Library for online payments.
It is possible to carry up to $20.00 on your library account with no impact. You may always pay a fine with a Visa, Master Card or Discover credit or debit card.
You can pay with cash at these branch libraries.
- South Bowie
- Oxon Hill
· Add email and/or text notification to your library account so you will receive a courtesy reminder three days before your materials are due.
· Use the after-hours drop box at all branches for returning materials.
· Renew By Telephone: You can renew items twice by telephone by calling your local branch or to the phone renewal line at 301-336-3111. You will be asked for your library card barcode number and PIN, (usually the last four digits of your phone as saved on your library account).
· Renew Online: Go to My Account on the library’s website www.pgcmls.info.
Cash, will be accepted at:
o South Bowie
o Oxon Hill
- You may pay online from any Library branch or from home using a credit or debit card with the Visa, MasterCard or Discover logo
- You may deposit money in advance on your account with a credit card at any branch or using cash, check or credit card at the five branches which will continue to take all forms of payment.
Yes, unless your account balance is $20.00 or more.
- The pressing need to improve the security of library branches and for delivery drivers.
- Efficiency of operations. Reduced staffing requires streamlining operations.
The Library’s sole purpose in collecting fines for overdue materials is to discourage customers from keeping materials so long that other customers are denied the use of them.