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Borrowing Rules & Late Fees

You can borrow up to 150 items with your library card. Due to demand, newly purchased feature films and TV series are limited to 4 per household. Speed View DVDs and video games are limited to 2 per household.

Most items may be returned to any library in the Minuteman Library Network. Museum passes, Virtual Catalog items, and Interlibrary Loan items must be returned to the library where they were borrowed.

You can pay fines in the library or online.

Borrowing Rules by Item

Item Type Loan Period Renewals Late Fee
Audiobooks / Playaways 3 weeks 2 $.20 per day / $4 max
Books (fiction and nonfiction) 3 weeks 2 $.20 per day / $4 max
Books (high demand) 2 weeks 2 $.20 per day / $4 max
Books (Speed Reads) 1 week none $1 per day / $10 max
Children’s Kits 3 weeks 2 $.20 per day / $4 max
Compact Discs 3 weeks 2 $.20 per day / $4 max
CD-ROMs 3 weeks 2 $.20 per day / $4 max
DVDs 2 weeks 2
New: none
$1 per day / $10 max
DVDs (Speed Views) 1 week none $1 per day / $10 max
Interlibrary Loan Materials Varies by lending library Varies by lending library $2 per day / $20 max
Magazines 1 week 2 $.20 per day / $4 max
Museum Passes 1 day none $3 per day / $10 max
Video Games
Checkout maximum: 6
1 week none $1 per day / $10 max
Commonwealth Catalog Items 4 weeks none $2 per day / $20 max

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