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Borrowing Guide

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

MONTCLAIR PUBLIC LIBRARY BORROWING GUIDE

For our complete library borrowing policies, go here.

LENDING PERIODS

  • Books: 28 days 
  • CDs: 28 days
  • DVDs: 7 days
  • Magazines: 7 days
  • Video games: 7 days

OTHER

  • WiFi hot spots (Adults): 28 days
  • WiFi hot spots (Youth): 90 days
  • Kindles: 28 days
  • Museum passes: 1 day (2 days for Saturday reservations)

RENEWALS

Most materials can be renewed 4 times, as long as no one else is waiting. The exceptions are:

  • New books: No renewal
  • Best sellers and high demand titles: No renewal
  • Video games: 1 renewal
  • Kindles: No renewal
  • WiFi hot spots: No renewal
  • Museum passes: No renewal

MONTCLAIR LIBRARY FEES AND FINES

All Montclair Public Library materials are fine free except museum passes and hot spots.

FEES

  • Replace lost books:  $5 processing fee plus cost of book
  • Museum pass late fee: $5/day
  • WiFi hot spot late fee: $5/day
  • Museum pass replacement: minimum of $15; varies 
  • Returned check fee: $20
  • Hot spot replacements: $75 for hotspot; $10 for cord alone
  • Kindles: $60
  • Launchpad: $100

SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT

  • Copies/Printing
    • Black and white: $0.25/page
    • Color: $1/page
  • Fax:  $1/page
  • Flash drives: $5
  • Headphones:  $3
  • Scan: Free

5/21/19

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