Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get a library card?

Adults must show photo identification and proof of residence. Children under the age of 18

must have a parent or guardian present, and proof of residence.

Your library card may be used at over 100 Evergreen libraries in the state of Indiana.

Patrons are responsible for all materials checked out on their card.

Only the owner of a card may check out items on that card. Lost or stolen cards

should be reported immediately. Library card replacement fee is $2.00.

LHPL's overdue fees:

A customer with $10.00 or more in fines is automatically suspended from library privileges until the fines are paid.

Computer lab:

Computer lab usage is at a first come, first serve basis. Young adults are not allowed

in chat rooms such as Facebook or Myspace.

Patrons may sign up for 60 minutes at a time and may request additional time depending on availability.

The computer lab will close 15 minutes before the library closes.

Children’s computers have limited internet access.

What is filtered in computer labs?

All library computers are filtered and all users must refrain from inappropriate

conduct while using computer resources or the Internet.


Examples of inappropriate conduct include the following:

  • Using library computer resources in a manner that violates federal, state, or local laws.

  • Interfering with, or disrupting, other library users, services, or equipment.

  • Attempting to gain, or gaining, unauthorized entry to computer files, records, or data, communications devices, or other resources.

  • Displaying or printing obscene, abusive, violent, sexually explicit language or visuals.

  • Violating copyright laws and licensing agreements relating to software, files and other resources obtained via the Internet.

  • Destroying, damaging, or disabling equipment, software, or data.

  • Soliciting minors.

  • Using public computers for personal monetary gain.

  • Participating in electronic betting or wagering via the Internet.

Copier/fax services:

The library has two copiers available for public use.

Black and white copies are 10 cents per page, color copies 25 cents per page.

To fax a document a fee of $1.00 per page will be charged, to receive is $.50 per page.