The Challis Public Library is a city tax funded entity. Those who own city property or reside within city limits pay property taxes that support our facility. Those living outside city limits must pay for library privileges in the form of the annual $30.00 household fee. Seasonal household rate $2.50 month.
Registration: All patrons will be registered on our computer system and provide the library with a photo ID and proof of residence.
Privileges: Each registered library patron in good standing is entitled to the following:
Item Limit Period of Use
Books 3 per person 3 weeks
Audio Books 3 per person 3 weeks
Periodicals 3 per person 1 week
*The most recent periodical issue is for library use only.
Videos 2 per household Next day’s closing
*Saturday only 4 per household Until 11:00 AM Tues.
Computers 10 cents per print 1 Hour
*Visitors and those without a library card may access the computers by donating to our computer maintenance fund in addition to paying for their computer printouts.
Renewals 1 Renewal per item Repeat of period of use
Fines: Failure to return or renew materials by the date due will result in the loss of priveleges until items are returned and fines are paid.
All library fees will be waived while we are closed due to COVID-19.
Item Fine Amount
Book 10 cents per day
Audio Book 25 cents per day
Videos 25 cents per day
Periodicals 10 cents per day
Hours: Sunday & Monday Closed
Tue./Wed./Thur. 11:00 – 6:00
Friday & Saturday 11:00 – 3:00
Challis Public Library – P.O. Box 186 – Challis, ID 83226 – (208) 879-4267