Williston Community Library 1302 Davidson Dr. Williston, ND 58801 (701) 774-8805

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to many questions can also be found in the links on this page.

How do I log into my online account? What is my username? What is my pin/password?
Visit our online catalog here. Your username is your library card number and your pin/password is your last name in all capital or upper case letters.

Can I return items I checked out from the bookmobile to the library?
Williams County Bookmobile items can be returned to the Williston Community Library. Items from the library may also be returned to the bookmobile.

Do you have study rooms or meeting space available?
The Williston Community Library does have a meeting room available for pre-booking. For more information and our meeting room policy click here.  We also also have seating and tables available for study or group work.

You don’t have an item I’m looking for. How can I get it?
You can request that the library purchase an item by stopping at the front desk or calling the library to fill out a request form. Items can also be requested through interlibrary loan.

Why do cards expire?
Cards expire every three years to ensure that our patron information database remains current.

How old does my child need to be to go to the library on their own?
Parents are responsible for the behavior of their children while they are on library property. Children must be 10 years old to be in the library by themselves. Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a responsible individual 14 years or older in the same service area at all times while on library property.

Can I pick up my spouse’s hold items with my library card?
Hold items may only be picked up with the card that was used to place the hold.

I have fines on my card. Can I still check out?
You may continue to check out items as long as your fines are below $10.

I lost my card. What do I do?
If your card is lost, please contact the library front desk. Replacement cards are $1.

Do you have wifi?
The Williston Community Library and the Williams County Bookmobile have wifi.

Do you take donations?
The Williston Community Library takes donations of books and media to sell during our ongoing book sale. We do not accept text books or encyclopedias. If you are donating more than two boxes of materials, please contact the library so they can be prepared.

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