Borrowing Materials

How long can I borrow my materials for?

Books: 3 weeks with a 3-week renewal
Audiobooks: 3 weeks with a 3-week renewal
DVDs: 1 week with a 1-week renewal
Express DVDs: 3 days with NO RENEWAL and NO RESERVES
Music CDs: 3 weeks with a 3-week renewal
Bestsellers: 3 weeks with a 3-week renewal
New Books: 2 weeks with a 2-week renewal
Express Books: 1 week with NO RENEWAL and NO RESERVES
Magazines: 1 week with a 1-week renewal.
J and YA Video Games: 1 week with NO RENEWAL and NO RESERVES
Any item on hold may not be renewed.
NOTE: not all magazines may be borrowed. Check with Reference for list of magazines that do/do not circulate. The most recent copy of each magazine may not be borrowed. Newspapers do not circulate.

CIRCULATION LIMITATIONS*

3 non-fiction titles on the Same Subject – Children’s and Adults combined
7 magazines per card, 1 week circulation
10 music CDs per card; except for seasonal selections which have are limited to 5 per card
10 DVDs per card, 1 week circulation
no limit juvenile kits
10 adult audiobooks and 4 Playaways per card
2 J video game per library card
*These limitations do not pertain to anything on hold. Renewals subject to certain limitations.

What are Automatic Renewals?

Loan Period and Fees

Most materials may be borrowed for a 3-week loan period with the option of a 3-week renewal period except for those materials on reserve.  DVDs may be borrowed for a 7 day period. Express books and Express DVDs may be borrowed for a 3-day period with no renewal or reserves.

OVERDUE CHARGES AND FEES

  • Adult books, all magazines, pamphlets, audio material (except DVDs):
    10¢ day / Maximum fine: $5.00 per item
  • Juvenile books: 5¢ day / Maximum fine: $5.00 per item
  • DVDs: $1.00 day / Maximum fine: $5.00 per item
  • 7 Day books: 25¢ day / Maximum fine: $5.00 per item
  • Video Games: $2.00; day / Maximum fine $10.00 per item
  • Lost or Damaged material: Cost of Item
  • Lost material returned within 2 months of date of paid receipt: $5.00 overdue fine
  • Lost material returned after 2 months of date of paid receipt: No refund
  • Missing Barcode: $2.50 each
  • Fee for returned check: amount of check plus $20.00 processing fee