Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Q. Where is the Library located?
    A. The Buena Park Library is located at 7150 La Palma Avenue between Knott and Western Avenues.
         Map and driving directions from Google Maps.

  2. Q. When is the Library open?
     
    Sun
    Mon
    Tue
    Wed
    Thu
    Fri
    Sat
    Closed 10am
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    8pm
    10am
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    8pm
    10am
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    8pm
    10am
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    8pm
    10am
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    5pm
    10am
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    5pm
     Holidays closure dates.

  3. Q. How do I get a Library Card?
    A. Your library card is free with verification of your current address(i.e., a current California Driver's License or Identification card). Children under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian present when obtaining a card. There is a fee of $1.00 to replace a lost library card.
    Register online for a Buena Park Library District Card

  4. Q. How long may I borrow materials?
    A. The loan period for books and audio books is 21 days. DVDs and magazines have a loan period of 7 days. All items, except DVDs, may be renewed twice if no other patron has placed a hold on them. You can access your account online to check due dates and renew the items you have out.

  5. Q. What if I return my items late?
    A. A charge of 25 cents per day, per item is placed on your card if an item is overdue. The overdue charge for DVDs is $1.00 per day, per title.

  6. Q. How do I check out DVDs?
    A. You must be at least 18 years old to check out DVDs. The loan period for DVDs is 7 days.

  7. Q. What about Obituary or Genealogy Requests?
    A. The Library does not provide genealogical research assistance or obituary lookups. However, we have created a PDF handout with some information to assist you with your research. Obituary / Genealogy Requests Handout

  8. Q. May I request a Marriage or Birth Certificate at the Library?
    A. The library does not maintain or keep marriage or birth certificate records. To obtain that information, please refer to the following sources: