Local Borrowers, Retired Faculty, Staff and Families of Current MHU Employees


  • 28 days*
  • 5
  • $.10 per page
  • 2
  • $.25 per day
  • LOAN PERIOD:
  • # OF CHECK-OUTS:
  • PRINTING/PHOTOCOPIES
  • RENEWALS:
  • FINES:


Local Borrowers

Renfro Library, as part of its mission to serve the local community, allows patrons not affiliated with Mars Hill University to obtain a Local Patron Card.

A Local Patron is:

  • A resident of Madison, Haywood, Buncombe, and Yancey Counties
  • Not an employee, employee family member, or student of Mars Hill University
  • At least 18 years old and has a current NC driver’s license.
  • A Local Patron Card:

  • Costs $10.00 a year
  • Will be mailed to the patron’s current address before the first check out
  • Does not allow books to be renewed over the phone
  • Does not allow off-campus access to electronic resources or to Interlibrary loan services. These services may be available through your public library.
  • Allows for log-on to a library computer for up to 2 hours/day, at discretion of library staff
  • Authorized patrons are listed on the card and in the patron record.

  • Retired Faculty / Staff and Families of Current MHU Employees

  • May have a MHU Guest ID or a Renfro Local Patron card
  • Does not allow books to be renewed over the phone
  • Allows for log-on to a library computer for up to 2 hours/day, at discretion of library staff
  • Family of current MHU employees must live in the same household with the employee