Educator Card Policy
(Addendum to Circulation
The Educator Card, with its
special advantages, is designed to help educators who live or work in
the Santa Fe Independent School District, SFISD, make full use of the
Any educator who lives
or works in the SFISD is eligible for an educator card. This
includes K – 12 classroom teachers in public and private schools,
daycare center teachers and homeschoolers.
To apply for an educator
card, the teacher will need to appear in person at the library with the
(i.e. Texas Drivers License or Texas Identification Card)
current address (i.e. a piece of mail addressed to the applicant, a
Checkbook or, a car insurance card)
Proof of educator status
(i.e. a current paycheck stub from
the place of employment or a
current school badge, a copy of the current Home Educator Notification
Can check out as many items
as the educator wants to be financially responsible for. *
Pay no overdue fines.
(Payment is required for lost or damaged items, but
no processing fee is
May check out items, except
movies, for double the loan period. *
Can renew all items two
times – total of no more than 18 weeks. (Renewal is unavailable if
the item is on reserve for another customer.)
Personal library card and
educator card accounts are totally separate.
*Exceptions include items
borrowed via Interlibrary Loan. Loan rules and fines are the same for
educators as all other patrons for these items.
Use of the card will be
blocked if any item is 40 or more days overdue. If an item becomes 55 or
more days overdue, the educator’s account will be sent to a collection
agency, as would any other customer’s, and a $10 collection agency fee
will be charged.
An educator card will need
to be renewed on a yearly basis. When the card expires, the educator
must again present proof of identity, current address and, educator
status for account verification and renewal.
and Approved by the Library Advisory Board – July 2, 2014