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How many items can I check out, and for how long? And what are the late fines?

FAQ: How many items can I check out, and for how long? And what are the late fines?

Answer:

Item Type Limit* Loan Period Late Fine
New Books max.* 14 days 10¢/day
All Other Books max.* 21 days 10¢/day
Audiobooks max.* 21 days 10¢/day
Magazines max.* 7 days 10¢/day
Music CDs & Cassettes 25 14 days 10/day
DVD Movies 6 overall 7 days $1/day
DVD TV Series 14 days $1/day
Video Games 1 14 days $1/day
Artwork 5 56 days $1/day
Discussion Kits max.* 56 days 10¢/day
Traveling Tales 1 14 days $1/day
Playaways 6 overall 21 days $1/day
Playaway View / Launchpad 7 days $1/day
E-readers / Scanners 1 14 days $1/day
Laptops / Tablets 1 2 hours, in-library $10/hr.
AV Equipment 1 7 days $1/day
Interlibrary Loan (WISCAT) 5 as labeled $1/day
E-books & Online Audiobooks (WDL) 10 7–21 days, as selected none

* The total number of items that you can have checked out cannot exceed 100, except for temporary accounts, which are limited to two items.

  • Patrons with $5 or more in fines are prevented from checking out more items.
  • Patrons with $25 or more in fines are blocked from using library computers.
  • Patrons with $75 or more in fines will be charged a $10 fee and referred to a collection agency.