Circulation Policy Check Out Periods

Subject: Circulation Policy

Check out period for library materials is calculated on calendar days.

Books, audio books, music CD’s, magazines, informational/instructional DVD’s and video games: 3 weeks with 2 renewals

DVD’s: 1 week with 1 renewal

New DVD’s: 3 days with no renewals

Cake pans: 1 week and 1 renewal

Interlibrary loan items are to be returned by the time the lending library has set.  Renewals are decided by the lending library.

Materials may be renewed over the telephone, in person or online unless the material is reserved for another patron.

Regular circulated items (such as books and magazines) have a limit of 35 items that can be checked out at a time.  DVD’s have a limit of 5 per family.  Video games are limited to 2 per family.  At staff discretion, limits may be placed on seasonal items.

All materials can be reserved in person, over the telephone or online.  Reserved items will be held for the person for 3 days.

Book fines are $.10 per day per item and movie fines are $.50 per day per item.  If the library is closed there are no fines assessed that day.

Books, magazines, audio books, and cake pans have a 3 day grace period.  There is no grace period for DVD’s.

Board approved: April 2007

Revised & approved: Oct 2010, July 2013, Sept. 2016