Not every book is for every book club. Please read the book before
reserving it for your group. If you need a recommendation, ask
your librarian for help.
Requesting a bag
MCFL cardholders can
reserve bags by filling out our
calling us at (831) 899-2055, or by email at:
SPL cardholders can
reserve BC2G bags by calling Sean Briscoe, Program
Coordinator at (831) 758-7041, or by email at:
Check the bags location at
Patrons who have both
library cards have a choice of using any of the above methods of
contacting us. Rule of thumb: for bags located at MCFL it is
easier and faster to reserve them at MCFL, for bags located at SPL
it is easier and faster to reserve them at SPL.
Checking out a bag
Each bag will be checked out on the library
card of the person who reserves it. That person is responsible for
the bag and all of its contents.
To check out a bag at any of MCFL branches
please bring your MCFL card. To check out a bag at SPL please
bring your SPL card.
Bags must be checked out as a whole;
individual contents cannot be checked out separately.
Bags will be checked out for a period of
A bag may be renewed provided no other
group has a hold on it. To renew a bag, or to cancel a hold please
contact us directly.
Returning a bag
Please check to make sure all of the
contents are present before returning a bag.
If your group loses or damages a book you
have two options: replace it with another copy of the book that is
the same edition and in good condition or pay the replacement fee
for the book ($15).
Replacement fees for an entire bag
including its contents are $150.
Bags must be returned by the date they are
due. Overdue bags will incur a fee of 25 cents per day.
Bags with missing contents will also incur
a fee of 25 cents per day until the missing items are returned.
Bags checked out at any branch of MCFL can
be returned at any branch of MCFL. Bags checked out at SPL can be
returned to any branch of SPL
Bags must be returned to a library staff
member during open hours. They cannot be placed in the book drop.
MCFL: Beata Obydzinski, Program
email email@example.com. online
SPL Sean Briscoe, Program Coordinator