Borrowing Information

The library allows each cardholder a maximum of 25 items checked out at one time.

Loan Periods:

 

3 Weeks:            

 

  • Books (25 Max)       

  • Audiobooks (10 Max)

  • CDs (5 Max)

  • Magazines (5 Max)

2 Weeks:

  • eBooks or Digital Audiobooks (3 Max)

1 Week:

  • DVDs (5 Max)

Overdue Fines:

 

  • $0.25 per day for all materials, except DVDs,
    which are $1.00 per day                

Fees:
 

  • $1.00 per use for non-members to use the computers

  • $1.00 per page for fax 

  • $0.25 for copies (black and white only)

Returning Materials 


Materials may be returned at these locations:

  • Circulation desk in the library

  • Book Drop at the main entrance of the library (audiobooks, DVDs, and CDs may not be returned to the book drop)

  • At any participating Access PA library

Renewing Materials


Materials not on hold for another patron may be renewed for 3 weeks, except for DVDs, which are renewable for

1 week. Renewals may be made in person, over the phone, or through your patron account.


Reserving Materials

 

Patrons may place a hold on items currently unavailable. These requests may be made in person or over the phone. 

 

If you see a book on our Coming Soon to the Library page and would like to place a hold on it, just click on the cover of the title and follow the on-screen prompts. 

 

If you are unable to find the item you are looking for, you can always make a request through Interlibrary Loan.


You will be contacted when the item is available to pick up at the library.

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