Borrowing Information

General Circulation

  • A patron must be a registered borrower before materials may be checked out.
  • Patrons must present their library card to staff to check out materials.
  • The borrower must pay any charges incurred for damage, loss or late return of materials.  Materials damaged beyond reasonable repair or lost while in the care of the patron must be paid for according to the latest replacement price.
  • Library privileges may be revoked if overdue materials are not returned.
  • Patrons cannot check out materials if fines exceed $5.00.

 

Material

Books, Magazines, Books on CDs & Music CDs

  • Loan Period: 2 weeks
  • Limit: 5 items per subject (non-fiction)
  • Fines: $0.05 per day, per overdue item with a maximum of $5.00

 

Graphic Novels

  • Loan Period: 2 weeks
  • Limit: 25 (Adult, Junior, and/or Young Adult Graphic Novels)
  • Fines: $0.05 per day, per overdue item with a maximum of $5.00

 

DVDs

  • DVDs may not be used for commercial purposes and no admission may be charged.
  • Patrons with an adult card may check out G, PG,PG13 and R rated entertainment DVDs.
  • Patrons with a juvenile card may check out G and PG rated entertainment DVDs.
  • DVDs with new stickers cannot be checked out to the same patron in consecutive order.

DVDs [DVD] (PG13, R, & supplied PG13/R ratings)

  • Loan Period: 1 week
  • Limit: 4 DVDs on an adult card (not to exceed a combined total of 4 DVDs and/or Children’s DVDs) and 0 DVDs on a juvenile card
  • Fines: $1.00 per day, per overdue item with a maximum of $5.00

 

Children’s DVDs [CHDVD] (G, PG, & supplied G/PG ratings)

  • Loan Period: 1 week
  • Limit: 2 DVDs on a juvenile card and 4 DVDs on an adult card (not to exceed a combined total of 4 DVDs and/or Children’s DVDs)
  • Fines: $1.00 per day, per overdue item with a maximum of $5.00

Non-fiction DVDs [NFDVD]

  • Loan Period: 2 week
  • Limit: 5 DVDs
  • Fines: $0.05 per day, per overdue item with a maximum of $5.00

 

Easy Reader Kits & Playaways

  • Loan Period: 2 weeks
  • Limit: 1 Kit & 1 Playaway
  • Fines: $0.05 per day, per overdue item with a maximum of $5.00

 

Games

  • Loan Period: 1 week
  • Limit: 1
  • Fines: $1.00 per day, per overdue item with a maximum of $5.00

 

Interlibrary Loans

  • Loan Period: designated by the lending library
  • Limit: 2
  • Fines: none

 

Genealogy Materials & Reference Materials

  • Non-circulating

 

 

Borrower Types

Adult 

 

Bookmobile 

  • Loan Period: extended to 4 weeks (excluding DVDs and Games)
  • Fines: none, if material is returned to Bookmobile

 

Juvenile (under 18 years of age)

 

New Borrower

  • Limit: 2 items total

 

New Juvenile Borrower (under 18 years of age)

  • Limit: 2 items total

 

Teachers (full-time teachers or aids, daycares, home school)

  • Loan Period: extended to 4 weeks (excluding DVDs and Games)
  • Limit: extended to 10 items per subject (non-fiction)
  • Fines: none

 

 

Renewals

  • Renewals may be made in person, by telephone, or via the Webopac.
  • Books, Magazines, Books on CDs, Easy Reader Kits, Playaways, Music CDs and Non-fiction DVDs may be renewed twice.
  • Items that have a reserve list may not be renewed.
  • Entertainment DVDs, Games, and Interlibrary Loans may not be renewed.

 

Reserves

  • Patrons in good standing may reserve or be put on a waiting list for materials which are currently checked out or on order.
  • Reservations may be placed in person, by telephone, or via the Webopac.
  • Limit of five reserves per card.
  • Limit of two reserves on Easy Reader Kits per card.
  • Limit of two reserves on Playaways per card.
  • New Entertainment DVDs and Games may not be reserved.
  • Once a patron has been contacted, regarding the availability of a reserved item, that item will be held for 7 days. DVD’s will be held for 1 day.