All you need to borrow a book is to obtain a library card.

You also need to know that:

  • Book loans are free of charge.
  • Members may borrow four books for two weeks.
  • Loaned materials may be renewed for three times unless previously requested by another member.

 Patrons can renew their loans online via

  • the American Library website
  • by phone: +38 (044) 462-56-74
  • or in person at the library desk.

Materials that may not be borrowed include reference, games and art albums.


  • A fine of 1 UAH per day is charged for any item not returned by the true day.
  • For damage or loss of a book, a fine of its ten-time cost will be charged.
  • It is also possible to provide the library with the same or appropriate book.

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