Due to the overwhelming loss of “never returned” Disney DVDs, Longview Public Library will start requiring $20.00 deposits, for select Disney movies, at the time of checkout effective April 15. In addition, the Library now requires deposits for the brand new British television series, “Downtown Abbey.”

According to the Library, Disney movies are expensive to purchase. Moreover, Disney’s “vault” marketing tactic, makes it difficult to replace copies. Library patrons may pay their deposit with

cash or check.

Be advised that the Library does not keep any funds on site hence do not expect reimbursement when returning the items. However, expect a check via US mail between 7 to 14 days. The library plans to expand its collection instead of using funds to replace unreturned items.

The Library appreciates your cooperation in this matter and looks forward to serving all patrons.

ETR staff report