Circulation Loan Policy

Circulation Loan Policy

Item TypeLoan PeriodCheck-Out FeeRenewals
Fiction and Non-fiction materials3 weeksNone2
Juvenile big books3 weeksNone2
Back-issue magazines3 weeksNone2
New Large Print3 weeksNone2
Music CDs3 weeksNone2
MeLCat Fiction and Non-fiction3 weeksNone1
New Fiction and Non-fiction matierals2 weeksNone2
Juvenile holiday books*1 weekNone2
GED and ASVAB books1 week$20.00 cash deposit2
DVDs and Juvenile VHS tapes1 weekNone2
MeLCat DVDs, VHS tapes and music CDs1 weekNoneNone
Rental books4 days$1.00 per itemNone
Reference materialsNon-circulatingNoneNone
Current-issue magazinesNon-circulatingNoneNone
MicrofilmNon-circulatingNoneNone

Note: Loan periods on materials inter-loaned from shared system libraries may vary depending on the owning library's circulation rules.  No item may be renewed if there is a hold.

* Juvenile holiday books may circulate for 3 weeks during the off season and up to 4 weeks before the holiday.  Please check out at the circulation desk and request a three week loan period for these items.


Due to the limited size of our collections, library borrowers may check out materials subject to the following guidelines per registered borrower:

  • 3 non-fiction books on the same subject 
  • 3 "Holiday Books" from each of the sections (picture books, chapter books, non-fiction) for a total of 9 books 4 weeks before the holiday.

Overdue Fees

Waterford-owned material- $.10 per day
Rental books -$.25 per day
MeLCat material- $.25 per day
FEES ON MATERIAL INTER-LOANED FROM OTHER SHARED SYSTEM LIBRARIES MAY VARY

MAXIMUM OVERDUE FINES - $10.00 PER ITEM, EXCEPT PAPERBACKS WHICH ARE $4.00 EACH.


LIBRARY MATERIAL MAY BE RENEWED BY PHONE (888) 672-8983 OR ONLINE