Borrowing Guide

Learn about checking out items, holds and digital content here in our borrowing guide!

Library Materials

Everything you need to know about checking materials out at The Library.

What kind of items do you have and how many can I check out?

You can have 20 items on your library card at any time. Each family member can have their own card.

Please note the following item type limits:

  • 20 Books
  • 8 Spoken Word
  • 8 Music CDs
  • 8 DVDs
  • 8 Playaways
  • 8 Magazines
  • 1 Video game
  • 1 STEM kit or Literacy kit
  • 1 Wonderbook
  • 1 Wifi hotspot (per family)

How long can I keep them?

Wifi hotspots check out for 1 week.

DVD’s and Video Games check out for 2 weeks.

Everything else checks out for 3 weeks!

Renewals

Items automatically renew up to 3 times if no one is waiting!*

DVDs, Hotspots and Video Games renew for 1 week.

Everything else renews for 3 weeks.

*Hotspots can only be renewed 1 time. Kits cannot be renewed.

Fines and Fees

We are an (almost) fine free library! No fees will be applied for late items except for Wifi Hotspots. While we are mostly fine free, any overdue items will prevent you from borrowing digital content and items more than 7 days overdue will prevent you from checking out materials.

Lost and Damaged Materials

Replacement fees for lost or damaged items still apply.

Kids’ Items

We have a variety of AV items and activity kits for kids (and their parents) to learn and explore. Check out our Kids’ Borrowing Guide to learn about our Launchpads, Edisonbots, Wonderbooks and more!

Digital Content

The following downloadable content each have their own borrowing limits.

Explore all you can do online with your library card in the Digital Library. including unlimited downloadable content, craft class, free learning tools and more!

Hoopla

Use Hoopla to download several types of digital content all in one place!

Borrowing Limit: 7 titles per month

Loan Period:

  • Audiobooks, comics & ebooks: 21 days
  • Movies & TV: 3 days
  • Music: 7 days

OverDrive

You can download eBooks and eAudiobooks with OverDrive in your browser or the Libby app.

Borrowing Limit: 8 titles at a time (excluding magazines)

Holds Limit: 6 titles on hold at a time

Loan Period:

  • eBooks: up to 21 days
  • Magazines: up to 21 days
  • eAudiobooks: up to 14 days

PressReader

Use PressReader for access to over 7,000 of the world’s top newspaper and magazine titles.

Borrowing Limit: No limit

Place a Hold

Did you know that you can also go online and put up to 10 items on hold so you can be next in line?

Log in to your Library Account, search for the item you want and click “Place a Hold.” You’ll be notified by email or text when your items are ready for pick-up.

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