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Bridwell Clergy Card

Who is eligible?

All clergy with a permanent appointment.

Application

To request a clergy card, complete an application card at the Circulation Desk and submit it with:

  • a business card, church letterhead, or other documentation of your clergy status;
  • a $75.00 refundable deposit, which will be held for a minimum of one year or until the card is surrendered.

Loan Period

Clergy card holders receive a three-week loan for regular, circulating books and for new books.

Please note that all materials are subject to recall which may shorten the loan period after the item is checked out.

Borrowing Limit

Clergy card holders may borrow up to 10 items at a time.  The card issued to members is also valid at Fondren and Hamon Libraries.

Renewal Limits

  • Audiovisual items & new books: 2
  • Regular circulating books: 5

Overdue Fines

  • Two-hour reserve items: $1.00 per item per hour
  • One-day reserve items: $3.00 per item per day
  • Audiovisual items: $2.00 per item per day
  • Recalled items: $1.00 per item per day ($2.00 for audiovisual items)
  • Other circulating items: $.50 per item per day