Circulation Loan Policy
|Item Type||Loan Period||Check-Out Fee||Renewals|
|Fiction and Non-fiction materials||3 weeks||None||2|
|Juvenile big books||3 weeks||None||2|
|Back-issue magazines||3 weeks||None||2|
|New Large Print||3 weeks||None||2|
|Music CDs||3 weeks||None||2|
|MeLCat Fiction and Non-fiction||3 weeks||None||1|
|New Fiction and Non-fiction matierals||2 weeks||None||2|
|Juvenile holiday books*||1 week||None||2|
|GED and ASVAB books||1 week||$20.00 cash deposit||2|
|DVDs and Juvenile VHS tapes||1 week||None||2|
|MeLCat DVDs, VHS tapes and music CDs||1 week||None||None|
|Rental books||4 days||$1.00 per item||None|
Note: Loan periods on materials inter-loaned from shared system libraries may vary depending on the circulation rules of the owning library. No item may be renewed if there is a hold.
* Juvenile holiday books circulate for 3 weeks, during the off season and up to one month before the holiday. Please check out with the circulation desk and request a three week loan period for these items. Holiday books checked out at the Express Checkouts will automatically be given a due date of one week from the checkout date.
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.
Note: Fees on materials inter-loaned from other shared system libraries may vary.
Non-rental, Waterford-owned materials- $.10 per day
Rental books- $.25 per day
MeLCat materials- $.25 per day
MAXIMUM OVERDUE FINES - $10.00 PER ITEM, EXCEPT PAPERBACKS WHICH ARE $4.00 EACH.