Circulation Policy

Length of loan periods shall be as follows:
     Books, audio books,     Three(3) weeks
     Magazines, new books    Two (2) weeks
     DVDs    Two (2) week
     Most items may be renewed.  New books may not be renewed if there is a reserve placed on it by another patron.

Fine schedule shall be as follows:
     Books, audio books, magazines, new books    $.10 a day
     DVDs    $.50 a day
Fines will also be assessed on overdue items in the bookdrop.  Use of the library may be suspended until payment is made.  The maximum fine will not exceed the cost of replacing the item, including preparation costs.
The librarian may, at his/her discretion, specify dates for return of overdue items without a fine.
There is no limit to the number of items that may be checked out at one time providing it does not deplete the collection in one area.  The exception would be a limit of three (3)  DVDs.
Lost or damaged books or items will be paid for by the patron at the current list price.  If an interlibrary loan item is lost or damaged, charges will be assessed to the patron based on the advice of the owning library agency.  Use of the library may be suspended until payment is made.
Reference materials may not be checked out of the library.
A patron may be allowed to reserve library materials.
Patrons will be required to use their library card when borrowing library materials.
A schedule of all fees and fines will be posted at the circulation desk.  This schedule will include fees for photo copies, faxes, laser printouts, late fines, meeting room rental and others deemed necessary by the director or Board of Trustees.