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Using the Library

Borrow Materials

borrow-materials.jpgOnce you have a library card, you can borrow most library materials for three weeks.

There are a few exceptions. They include:

  • DVDs: 1 week
  • High-Demand items: 2 weeks
  • Book Group Kits: 6 weeks


Borrowing from other library systems
Twin Cities Metro Area
Your Dakota County Library card allows you to borrow materials directly from any public library in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. You may then return the material to your home library. You agree to abide by the rules of the lending library, including the payment of overdue fees.

Greater Minnesota
Your library card also enables you to borrow directly from almost every public library in the state of Minnesota. You agree to abide by the rules of the lending library, including the payment of overdue fees.

Last updated: 1/30/2014 5:30 AM