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Library Policies



  • Montclair Public Library is a member of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System.
  • Library cards must be presented when checking out materials.
  • The normal loan period for books is four weeks.
  • The loan period for books in high demand is two weeks. 
  • To learn more about fines and fees, click here.


Borrowing policies:

CIRC-1 Library Card Policy

CIRC-2 Loan and Renewal Policy

CIRC-3 Holds Policy

CIRC-4 Fines and Fees Policy

CIRC-5 Lost or Damaged Missing Pieces Policy

CIRC-6 Museum Pass Lending Policy

CIRC-7 Mobile Wireless Hot-Spot Lending Policy

CIRC-8 Electronic Book Reader Lending Policy

CIRC-9 Cooperative Circulation Policies and Procedures

CIRC-10 Launchpad Lending Policy





  • The Library is not responsible for loss of time, work or property due to equipment malfunctions.
  • With the exception of those requiring special assistance, only one person may be seated at a Library PC. If you require such assistance, please see a staff member for accommodation.
  • Computer Policy
  • Social Media policy



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