The library is now offering 12 American Girl dolls for checkout!
Which dolls does the library currently lend?
How can I borrow a doll?
Visit the children’s reference desk to pick up a doll. The dolls can also be placed on hold through the library catalog, or by clicking on the pictures of the dolls below. Search by keyword American Girl or by call number J Toy American. Be sure to limit the search to material type “other.”
How long is the borrowing period?
Two weeks (14 days)
What is included with the American Girl?
One set of period clothing
Folding doll bed with pillow and blanket
Book about the character
Journal to record the doll’s ongoing adventures
Can I check out more than one doll at a time?
No. The collection is not large enough for more than one doll to go home per child.
What can I do with the American Girl when she/he visits?
Have fun playing with the doll and making her a part of your family for 2 weeks!
Gently brush and style your doll’s hair with the provided doll’s brush.
Write in the provided journal about the doll’s stay with you, how much you liked playing with her/him, your thoughts about her book, or draw a picture of you and doll together.
Please do not:
Cut, shampoo, or color the doll’s hair.
Wash the doll or her clothes.
Paint the doll’s nails.
Where do I return my doll?
Dolls must be returned to the Circulation Desk. Please do not return the dolls in the Book Return.
We want our dolls to be loved and taken on adventures. However, there is a replacement fee if the doll and/or her/his accessories are lost or damaged.
Contact the Children’s department for more information!