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Item Loan Policies

Checkout Periods & Overdue Fines
Item Type Loan Period Daily Late Fee Max. Late Fee
Books, magazines, pamphlets, CDs, audio books, playaways 14 days 10 cents $3
Juvenile materials 14 days 10 cents $1
DVDs (Adult and Juvenile) 7 days $1 $3
DVDs (Multi-disc DVD sets) 14 days $1 $3
Museum Passes 2 days $5 $25
Board Games / Puzzles / Lawn Games 14 days $1 $10
Fishing Poles / Tools 3 days $5 $25
Wifi Hotspots 14 days $1 (and data is turned off) $10
Commonwealth Catalog 28 days $1 $10
Interlibrary Loan varies $1 $10
Renewing Materials

Most items can be renewed three times if no one is waiting for them. The renewal period is the same length as the original loan period (see chart above). Material may be renewed in person, by phone or online using the My Account featureNote: Interlibrary Loans and Commonwealth Catalog items may not be renewed.