Magazines, selected reference materials, instructional videos, puppets, puzzles, read-alongs and music cassettes and CD’s circulate for 7 days. Express books circulate for 14 days. Entertainment videos and DVD’s circulate for 2 days. All other materials circulate for 3 weeks.
An overdue fine of $.25 per day per item will be charged for Express Books with a maximum fine of $6.00. An overdue fine of $2.00 per day per item will be charged for all videos and DVD’s with a maximum fine of $10.00. An overdue fine of $1.00 per day per item will be charged for all music CD’s with a maximum fine of $10.00. An overdue fine of $.10 per day per item will be charged for all other materials with a maximum fine of $3.00.
The library requires that videos, DVDs, & CDs be returned at the circulation desk and not in the book drop.
One renewal for a period equal to the initial loan period is permitted unless there is a reserve request for the material. Express Books, materials that circulate for 7 days and all videos and DVD’s may not be renewed.
Telephone renewals are accepted. However, materials that are overdue may not be renewed by phone.
Reserve requests will be accepted for all materials. (See Reserve Policy)
The library staff reserves that right to limit the number of items a patron may borrow on a particular subject.
Library materials not available in our collection may be requested through interlibrary loan. These materials will be subject to the circulation policy of the lending library.
Patrons must have their library card in order to borrow materials.
Patrons who have overdue or lost library materials or owe fines are subject to the following as established by the Director’s Association of the Ramapo Catskill Library System:
“Borrowing privilege shall be denied to any patron whose on-line record denotes: 3 items overdue, OR an item overdue for 3 weeks, OR $3.00 in fines, OR any combination of 3 items lost and/or claimed returned.” These patrons may not borrow any materials until they have cleared their record except as modified by the library director.
Adopted October 23, 1996
Revised March 25, 1998