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Borrowing Guide

Montclair Public Library is a member of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System.

Loan Period Fines
Books: 4 weeks Book in high demand: 2 weeks $.15/day
DVDs: 1 week $1.00/day
Music CDs: 4 weeks $.15/day
Video games: 1 week $1/day
Magazines: 1 week $1/day
If materials are overdue, fines over $10 must be paid before renewal. No more than five books may be renewed by telephone. Maximum late fee: list price of item
A limit may be placed on the number of items loaned when demand requires it. Delinquent threshold: $10.00* (fines)
Only five items may be borrowed the first time a card is issued. Lost or damaged item: Cost of item plus a $5.00 processing fee.

Renewal Limits

High Demand and Best Sellers No Renewals
New Books: Fiction and Non- Fiction One (1) Renewal
Kindles No Renewals
Video Games One (1) Renewal
All other Materials (Including Media) Four (4) Renewals

*Fines over the delinquent threshold of $10.00 result in a suspension of privileges.

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