Borrowing Guidelines

Loan Periods

Books, magazines, CDs 21 days
Bestsellers 14 days
 DVDs and Video Games      7 days
Library of things 7 days

 

Renewals

All materials except bestsellers can be renewed twice if they haven’t been requested.
Provided there are no holds on an item, it will automatically renew twice.

 

Returns

A drive-by book return is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week at the Sydney Street entrance. Closed on long weekends

 

Fines

A time limit is set on borrowing materials to give everyone a fair chance to use the library’s collections. If you exceed the limits, you will have to pay a fine.

Materials for adults Per day/per item
Books and magazines $0.25
CDs $0.25
Interlibrary loan books   $0.25
DVDs and Video Games      $1.00
Inter Library Loan DVDs $1.00
Library of things $1.00
Lost or damaged Items Replacement cost plus $5.00 processing fee

 

Materials for children Per day/per item
Books and magazines $0.10
CDs $0.10
DVDs and Video Games      $1.00
Interlibrary loan Books $0.25
Inter Library Loan DVDs $1.00
Library of things $1.00
Lost or damaged Items Replacement cost plus $5.00 processing fee


Adult materials borrowed on children’s cards are charged adult fines.

Fines stop on the day the items are returned, whether the fine is paid immediately or not. Please return your materials as soon as possible so others can enjoy their use.