Checkout Limits & Loan Periods

Checkout Limits & Loan Periods
You may have 50 items out on your card.
  • Books (limit of 50 items) for 3 weeks
  • CD's (limit of 8 per card) for 3 weeks
  • Records (limit of 8) for 3 weeks
  • Art Prints (limit of 2 for 2 month-loan)
  • Videos and DVDs (limit of 10 of each), one-week loan
  • Audiobooks (limit of 5) for 3 weeks
The loan limit for materials from other libraries is determined by the lending library.

Renewing Books
You may now renew books either by telephone, 978-829-1780, or from home via the online catalog. Have your library card number handy.  Items (except for art prints) may be renewed one time.

Overdue books, CDs and audiobooks are fined at $.10 per day, with a maximum of $3. Fines for overdue DVDs and videos are $.50 per day, with a maximum of $5. Overdue art prints are fined at $1 per day. Museum passes not returned when due are fined up to $5 per day.