Expanded Access

Get an Expanded Access card to visit the Hartford and Crooks branches before and after staffed operating hours! Expanded Access hours* are 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

To enroll in Expanded Access, you need to:

  • have a current library account in good standing
  • register for the expanded access entry card
  • be 18 years of age or older
  • sign a policy form and complete an orientation provided by the librarian
  • show valid ID

To register for the Expanded Access entry card, staff must assist you. Please visit the Colton, Crooks, Hartford, or Humboldt branches during their staffed open hours. 

By registering for Expanded Access, customers acknowledge and agree to the following terms of acceptable use. Any violation may result in the customer losing Expanded Access privileges as well as possible fines and legal consequences.

  • Customers who have opted-in to Expanded Access will only use their own Expanded Access card to gain entry.
  • Customers who have not opted-in are not permitted to use library services or facilities during Expanded Access hours.
  • Security cameras monitor the use of the facility.
  • If announcements are made during the course of Expanded Access hours, all customers agree to comply with any directions given in the announcement.

All library policies are in effect during Expanded Access hours, including the library’s Rules of Conduct and the Computer, Internet and Wireless Access Policy.

Once registered, customers have self-service access to computers, printing, materials selection, check-out, and holds pickup during Expanded Access hours. 


*This service is not available on Library Board-approved holidays.