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The Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System is the best place to find the information you need.

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Library Cards - To receive a library card, you must have proof of current address. Children under the age of 16 will need a parent or guardian to sign for their card.  There is no charge for the initial card but there is a $2.50 charge for a replacement card. Please notify the library if your card is lost or stolen or if you have a change in name or address. Remember, your card is good at both library branches.

Check-out - You are responsible for all library materials checked out on your card. Materials may be returned in the outside book or video return when the library is closed. You can call or renew your materials online.

  • Books - 3 week check-out
    -   Can be Renewed three times
    - $.20 per day overdue fines (Max $6.00 each)
  • DVDs - 7 day check-out
    - Limit of 10 DVDs
    - Can be renewed three times
    - $1.00 per day fine if overdue (Max $6.00 each)
  • Magazines - 3 week check-out
    -   Current issue does not circulate; can be renewed three times
    - $.20 per day overdue fines (Max $6.00 each)
  • Audios (Books on CD) - 3 week check-out
    -   Can be renewed three times
    - $.20 per day overdue fines (Max $6.00 each)

DVDs - Borrowers of DVDs must be at least 18 years of age. The loan period for DVDs is seven days with a limit of ten DVDs per patron. The fine for DVDs is $1.00 per day per DVD with a maximum fine of $6.00 per DVD.


Public Access Computers - Both library branches have public access computers.  There is no fee to use the computers. Patrons aged 12 to 17 years may use the computers unsupervised only if the library has written permisson from the child's parent or guardian on file. Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times while using a computer! Patrons must have a valid library card to access the computers.

Other Services - Both branches offer FAX service for $1.00 for each page. We will also make photocopies at $0.20 per page for black and white copies and $0.75 for color copies at Halifax. Printing from the computer costs $0.20 per page for black and white pages and $0.75 per page for color pages.

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Library Locations

Halifax Public Library

177 South Main Street
PO Box 1729
Halifax, VA 24558

PHONE: 434-476-3357
FAX: 434-476-3359

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South Boston Public Library

509 Broad Street
South Boston, VA 24592

PHONE: 434-575-4228
FAX: 434-575-4229

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