Lending Limits

Library cardholders are limited to the maximum number of each type of material checked out at any given time.

You must have your library card with you to check out materials. If you forget your library card, you may use your photo ID to check out. You may use your ID 3 times consecutively before being required to get a replacement card. The normal checkout times for materials are as follows:

Books3 weeks
Audiobooks3 weeks
Music CDs3 weeks
DVDs and Videos1 week
Museum Passes1 week

Renewing library items
Unless there is a waiting list and before the item is checked back in, regular items (not new items) are renewable twice. Library cardholders may renew library materials over the phone.

Placing a hold (or reserving an item):
Up to ten holds (or reserves) can be placed on your library card at one time. You may place holds with your library card using the PAC (Public Access Catalog) or in person at a reference desk or branch library.

Overdue fines – see our Fines & Fees policy