Circulation Policy

 

Borrowing

Any cardholder may check out 5 books, 3 audios, 3 periodicals, 2 movies. Movies may only be checked out on an adult card. Additional materials are at the discretion of the Director. 

Returning

Books, audios, and periodicals circulate for 2 weeks. Movies circulate for 3 days. Items may be renewed, as long as they do not have a hold list. Books ONLY may be returned in the outside drop box. Audios, movies, and periodicals are to be returned to the circulation desk, or the drop slot next to the door.

Overdues

Overdue fines are $0.10 per day, per item on books, audios, and periodicals. Overdue fines on movies are $1.00 per day.  Late fees on interlibrary loan items are at the discretion of the lending library. Patrons may be contacted regarding overdue items. If the material is not returned within 60 days, the item will be considered “lost”, and the patron will be responsible for the late fees accrued, as well as the replacement cost of the item, and a $5.00 processing fee, for each item.  Overdue fines will not exceed the replacement cost of the item. No materials will be checked out to a patron who has unpaid fines.

Damaged Materials

The patron is responsible for all items checked out, and must pay for all damaged materials.  When possible, items may be repaired. If a book is unable to be repaired, the patron will be charged the replacement cost of the item, as well as a $5.00 processing fee.