Checking Out Materials

Checking Out Materials

Can I borrow items from the J.H. Robbins Memorial Library if I don’t have a J.H. Robbins Memorial Library card/don’t live in Ellsworth? 

Your Ellsworth Public Library card can now be used at CKLS libraries in the following cities:

Agra, Alton, Bennington, Bison, Burdett, Burr Oak, Cawker City, Claflin, Clyde, Concordia, Courtland, Cuba, Delphos, Downs, Ellinwood, Ellis, Formoso, Gaylord, Glasco, Glen Elder, Great Bend, Gypsum, Hoisington, Hunter, Jamestown, Jewell, Kanopolis, Kensington, Kirwin, Lacrosse, Larned, Lebanon, Lincoln, Logan, Long Island, Lucas, Luray, Mankato, McCracken, Minneapolis, Natoma, Osborne, Otis, Palco, Phillipsburg, Plainville, Prairie View, Randall, Republic, Russell, Rush Center, Scandia, Smith Center, Stockton, Sylvan Grove, Tipton and Wilson.

 Items can now be checked out from and returned to any of the above libraries.  All you have to do is choose a home library!




How long can I have items checked out?

Material Type

Loan Period

Books and Audio Books

3 wks

New Books

1 wk

DVDs and Magazines

1 wk

Video Games

14 days

How will I know when materials are due? 

You will be given a receipt at checkout listing each item and its due date. You may also view the list of items checked out to your account and due dates at Pathfinder


How do I renew items?


Renewals can be done by bringing the item to the library, by calling the library, or you may do the renewal yourself online in Pathfinder. Most materials may be renewed once unless another library patron has requested the item.