FAQs

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.

 

Q. When is the Library open?
 

Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Closed 10am
to
8pm
10am
to
8pm
10am
to
8pm
10am
to
8pm
10am
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5pm
10am
to
5pm

 Holidays closure dates.

 

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.
Register online for a Buena Park Library District Card

 

Q. How long may I borrow materials?
A. The loan period for books, magazines, and audio books is 21 days. DVDs have a loan period of 7 days. All items may be renewed ten times 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Q. I would like to conduct a program at the library. Who do I contact?
A. If you are interested in conducting a program at the library, please carefully read and fill out a Program Proposal Form (attached to the bottom of this page).

You may submit your proposal via the following:
Email: referencedesk@buenapark.lib.ca.us
Fax: (714) 826-5052
In Person

All submitted program proposals are carefully evaluated to make certain that they are relevant to the library's mission and goals. You will be contacted with a decision within 30 days.

 

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:

Orange County
Requests for Birth, Death, or Marriage Certificates
Call the Orange County Clerk-Recorders Office at (714) 834-3005 or visit the Orange County Clerk-Recorder's website

Los Angeles County
Birth, Death & Marriage Record Information 24 hour message: (562) 462-2137 or (800) 201-8999 or visit the
LA County Clerk-Recorder's website

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