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The length of the loan period depends on the type of material to be checked out.
Check-out periods are as follows:
- 1 week - Fiction DVDs Subject to Daily Late Fines
- 3 week - Fiction TV Series DVDs Subject to Daily Late Fines
- 3 week - All other circulating material Subject to Overdue Fines
Library materials may be renewed four times, either in person, by telephone or online providing there are no reserves for another patron. Daily late fines still apply when renewing late fiction DVDs.
Circulating material currently checked out or on shelf at another location may be reserved.
Notification will be sent by e-mail, telephone or mail, and items will be held for 5 days. 30 items may be reserved at any one time.
At this time Regional Library Card members can place a total of 3 holds.
Material Type Hold and Check-out Limits
- 10 Books on CD
- 5 DVDs (Fiction)
- 5 DVDs (Non-Fiction)
- 25 Magazines
- 10 Music CDs
- 5 Playaways
The library is a community resource. Please return materials by the due date so that others may use them.
The library sends reminder notices by e-mail, telephone, or mail. When items are approximately 28 days past due a bill is sent for the price of the item plus an overdue fine of $3.50. The cost of the material is waived if the item is returned, however, the overdue fine remains.
If material is not returned within 30 days of the billing date, the patron's account will be sent to collection, and an additional $20 charge is added.
Daily Late Fines
All Fiction DVDs including TV Series have a 50 cent per day late fine.
Accumulating $25 or more in fines, access to library services will be restricted.