John C Hart Memorial Library Loan Policies

Type of MaterialNo. That Can Be BorrowedLoan PeriodLate Fee
Adult Books503 Weeks.10/day to a maximum of $5.00
CDs, Audiobooks 203 Weeks.10/day to a maximum of $5.00
Magazines201 Week.10/day to a maximum of $5.00
Children's Book503 Weeks.05/day to a maximum of $5.00
Express DVD33 Days ONLY$2.00/day to a maximum of $10.00
DVD207 Days$1.00/day to a maximum of $5.00
7 Day Books37 Days ONLY.25/day to a maximum of $5.00
Video Games27 Days ONLY$2.00/day to a maximum of $10.00

Renewals:  All materials may be renewed by phone, in person at the library during library hours, on the library home page at any time, or by calling Tel-Circ 245-5262 after hours, if there are no reserve orders waiting.

Returns:  Materials borrowed from the John C Hart Library may be returned to any library in the Westchester Library System. Likewise, materials borrowed from another library in the Westchester Library System may be returned to the John C Hart Library.

Book Drop: In addition to returning them to the library, (our book drop is open when we are closed), books can be returned at a library book drop in the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center – 1974 Commerce Street Yorktown Heights, NY as well as the book drop at Yorktown Town Hall 363 Underhill Ave, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.

Library Policies

Mission Statement       Membership      The Library Bill of Rights      The Freedom to Read Statement

Book Limit Policy

Bulletin Board Policy

Children’s Computer use

Code of Conduct

Computer Use

Reference Collection Policy

Proctoring Policy

Gift Policy

Media Limit Policy

Privacy Policy

Additional Information on the Privacy of Patron Data

Record Retention

Room Use Policy


Unattended Children

Video Surveillance

Whistle Blower

Volunteer Program


Application for Use of the Community Room


Photo Release Form