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Loan Periods & Fines

Types of memberships

Adult membership: 14 and over.  All materials in the library may be borrowed including books, magazines, DVDs and elm downloadable audio books.  Internet access is available in the library.

Junior membership: 13 and under.  All non-fiction books (adult and junior), all junior and young adult fiction, junior and young adult paperbacks, elm downloadable audio books may be borrowed.

Items available for loan

  • Fiction and non-fiction books, children’s picture books
  • Paperback books
  • elm downloadable audio books
  • Magazines (at most branches)
  • DVDs

Loan period

  • DVDs – 1 week
  • Audio books – 2 weeks
  • Magazine – 2 weeks
  • High demand books – 2 weeks
  • Adult and junior books, hardcover and paperback – 4 weeks

Number of items for loan to a member

  • In total 30 items
  • Up to 3 DVDs
  • Up to 10 audio books

Fines and charges

  • $0.30 per day for adults overdue books up to the value of the book
  • $0.20 per day for junior overdue books up to the value of the book
  • $2.00 per day for DVDs up to the value of the DVD
  • Value of the item for lost, damaged or defaced materials