To check out a book, scan your library card, place your items on the platform, and take your receipt:
There are new security gates set up at the entrance to Madison Public Library:
If an item that hasn't been checked out goes through the gates, a buzzer will sound and the gates will light up, like this:
(See the full flickr photoset here.)
Thank you for your patience while MPL was closed for two days. We hope you'll agree that the quicker, easier system was worth the wait.