Library Services - Borrowing and Renewing Library Items


Check Out Period

With your library card you may borrow most library materials for three weeks.

Where to Return Items

All items may be returned to any branch in the Library System.

What Can Be Renewed

Most materials can be renewed. Items which others have requested, book kits, lucky day collection, interlibrary loans, and other specially designated display items cannot be renewed.

How Many Times an Item can be Renewed

Most materials can be renewed four times, each time for three additional weeks.

How to Renew Items

Items can be renewed in one of the following ways:

  • In person, at any of our branch libraries.
  • Online, by accessing your library account. Put a checkmark in the box(es) beside the item(s) that you want to renew and click the "Renew Selected Items" button below your list of titles.
  • By calling your branch library during open hours.
View Library Policy related to this service

Available at these branch libraries:

  • Available at all branches

Last updated on March 6, 2018

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