Borrowing Materials

​​​​​​​​​Checkout Limits

  • Regular, full-service library cards allow 30 checkouts. 
  • 3 video games may be checked out to a library card at one time.
  • take home tech items may be checked out to a library card at one time.
  • Teen library cards allow 5 materials of any type to be checked out at one time.

Checkout Periods

  • Entertainment DVDs and telescopes may be checked out for 7 days.
  • All other materials, including take home tech (except the telescopes)​, television series DVDs, video games and nonfiction DVDs may be checked out for 21 days.

Item Renewals

You can renew library items in the online catalog​, in person or by telephone.

Materials may be renewed up to 5 times, unless:

  • Items are on hold for another customer.
  • Your library card is blocked for address verification or fees that are greater than $10.
  • An item on your account is overdue for 30 days or longer.

Holds

Please note updates to our holds policy during the COVID-19 Pandemic here.

Please note our Holds policy.  Highlights of our hold policy include:

  • Customers can have up to 50 holds on their record at any one time. 
  • Customers can request via the catalog, phone or in person.
  • Customers using the catalog to hold an item must have a current, unblocked library card
    • blocks that prohibit holds include fines over $10 and expired cards
  • Customers can modify their expiration date when suspending holds, which is located in the My Account tab.
  • Customers can choose which library to pick up their item.
  • Customers receive notifications of the availability of holds via email, telephone or postal mail
  • Holds are held for 8 days. There is a $1 fine for any holds not picked up or cancelled within the 8 day period. 
  • Holds must be picked up with the card used to in making the holds. 

​​​​Fines and Fees

Overdue Materials

  • 25 cents per day per item: $10 maximum per item
  • Interlibrary loan: 50 cents per day per item, with no maximum limit
  • Library cards are blocked once fines and fees exceed $10

Interlibrary Loan

  • One way postage
  • Any insurance required by the lending institution
  • Some items may require an additional fee

Other Fees

  • ​Lost/stolen/damaged materials: current replacement cost
  • Replacement library cards: $1
  • Hold items not picked up or cancelled in the allotted timeframe: $1 per item

Additional fees for damage to library materials or missing labels may be charged. For more information, please contact us.​

Contact Information

 CATALOG HELP

See our Catalog Help Page
It has helpful videos, graphics and step by step instructions on how to manage your library account, place holds, and search for your next great read!