Borrowing & Fees
Fines are charged for lost or late materials. On the due date, items returned to the building after closing or returned to a Remote Book Drop after 1 pm are considered late.
|Item Type||Loan Period|
|Book Club Kits||6 weeks|
|Books, Audiobooks, Nonfiction DVD, Music CD, Books with Discs, Toys, Storytime Kits, Audio Player||3 weeks|
|Express Books||2 weeks|
|DVDs, Video Games, Magazines, Laptops, DVD Player, Video Camera||1 week|
|Express DVDs||2 days|
|Giant Chess/Checkers||1 day|
Staff may request a photo ID to confirm identity when checking out equipment.
|Most books, CDs, toys, and adult nonfiction DVDs||2|
|DVDs, Video Games, Magazines, NEW Items||1|
|Art-to-Go, Equipment, Holiday items, Express Items, Reserved Items||0|
After an item has been renewed the maximum number of times, it must be checked in and shelved before it is available to the same cardholder.
The overall limit for borrowing items is 75 per person. Most items don’t have limits. Those with exceptions are:
|Art-To-Go, Express DVDs, Video Games||2 per type|
|Book Club Kits, Laptop, Audio Player, DVD Player, Video Camera, Giant Chess/Checkers||1 per type|
A borrower may not present multiple cards to increase the number of items he or she is allowed to take.
|Item Type||Fines per day||Maximum fine|
|Express DVDs, Audio Players, DVD Player, Video Camera, Giant Chess/Checkers||$1||$10|
If you reach $10 or more in unpaid fines, you won’t be able to check out or reserve any items until the fine is paid. Fines can be paid online with a credit card by logging into your account and selecting Pay Online.