Borrowing Rules

 Borrowing Rules

  • Each patron must use his or her own library card. Unauthorized use of a library card may result in referral to local law enforcement.
  • A Library Card STOP will be generated automatically for unpaid replacement fees of $10 and above. No materials can be borrowed until unpaid amounts are less than $10.

Non-circulating Items: For use in Library Only

  • Computers – refer to Computer Policy online.
  • Copier
  • Most recent issue of magazines
  • Local History Materials – refer to Local History Room Use Procedure at circulation desk
  • Microfilm reader/printer
  • Newspapers
  • Reference materials (includes microfilm)

7 Day Loan (1 Week)

  • DVD’S, Music CD’s and Magazines

14 Day Loan (2 weeks)

  • DVD series (a DVD set with more than 2 DVDs)

21 Day Loan (3 Weeks)

  • Audio CD’s, Audio Kits
  • Adult and Juvenile Books (other than those mentioned above)
  • New Books/Best Sellers


  • Books, audio CD’s, music CD’s, DVD’s, magazines, and system holds may be renewed twice if not on a reserve list.
  • Exception: No renewals on Inter-library Loan books without approval of lending library.
  • Renewals may be done in person, by phone, or online – book or patron barcodes needed.

System Holds

  • Patrons will be notified by phone or email when system holds are available for pick up.
  • Patrons will be given a date that items must be picked up by.
  • Items will be held for 7 business days (days that the Library is open).
  • If a patron cannot be notified by phone or email when system holds are available for pick up, items will be held for 7 business days. It is the patron’s responsibility to keep their email address, phone number, and address current and up-to-date.
  • Holds not picked within 7 days, will be cancelled, returned to the lending library, and a $1 fine will be added to the patron’s record for each cancelled and returned item.
  • If a person calls the Library any time before the item is cancelled and returned (within 7 days) there will be no charge.

Vacation and Professional Loans

  • We can be flexible but reasonable. (No extensions on any materials in demand.)

Replacement Fees

  • Missing Barcode – $1 each
  • Lost DVD cases – $3 each
  • Lost CD cases – $1 each
  • Lost Audio Book case $3 each