Library Loan Periods

Students

Item Type
Borrow
Renew
Fines & Fees
Books, GovDocs and Scores
Unlimited number of items for 28 days
2 renewals
Fine per day per item $0.25; Max $25
Films and CDs
3 items for 5 days
2 renewals
Fine per day per item $1; Max $15
Library Laptops
1 laptop for 2 hours
2 renewals
Fine per hour per item $1; Max $50
Reserves
1 item for 2 hours unless otherwise noted
No renewals
Fine per hour per item $1; Max $50

Faculty and Emeriti Faculty

Item Type
Borrow
Renew
Fines & Fees
Books, GovDocs and Scores
Unlimited number of items for 6 months
2 renewals
Exempt
Films and CDs
Unlimited number of items for 2 weeks
2 renewals
Exempt
Library Laptops*
1 laptop for 2 weeks
2 renewals
Exempt
* Emeriti faculty are not permitted to checkout library laptops.

Staff and Retired Staff

Item Type
Borrow
Renew
Fines & Fees
Books, GovDocs and Scores
Unlimited number of items for 28 days
2 renewals
Exempt
Films and CDs

3 items for 5 days

2 renewals
Exempt
Library Laptops*
1 laptop for 2 weeks
2 renewals
Exempt
* Retired staff are not permitted to checkout library laptops.

Alumni

Item Type
Borrow
Renew
Fines & Fees
Books, GovDocs and Scores
10 items for 28 days
2 renewals
Fine per day per item $0.25; Max $25
Films and CDs
1 item for 24 hours
2 renewals
Fine per day per item $1; Max $15

Friends of the Library

Item Type
Borrow
Renew
Fines & Fees
Books, GovDocs and Scores
6 items for 28 days
2 renewals
Fine per day per item $0.25; Max $25
Films and CDs
1 item for 24 hours
2 renewals
Fine per day per item $1; Max $15

Town, ACLCP and Dickinson Family

Item Type
Borrow
Renew
Fines & Fees
Books, GovDocs and Scores
6 items for 28 days
1 renewals
Fine per day per item $0.25; Max $25

High School

Item Type
Borrow
Renew
Fines & Fees
Books, GovDocs and Scores
3 items for 28 days
0 renewals
Fine per day per item $0.25; Max $25

Replacement Costs, Damage Costs & Fees

Items not returned after three weeks of the due date are considered lost and the user billed for replacement costs and fees. A refund will be issued for items only if the item has not been re-purchased. The processing fee will not be refunded. Replacement costs for lost or damaged items borrowed through interlibrary loan will be assessed by the lending library.

Replacement for items beyond repair
Cost per item
Books, Govdocs, Scores, Films and CDs
$75.00 plus processing fee
Laptops
To be assessed by LIS staff; not to exceed $1500
Repair costs
Cost per item
Books, Govdocs, Scores, Films and CDs
$25.00
Laptops
To be assessed by LIS staff
Processing fee (non-refundable)
Cost per item
Books, Govdocs, Scores, Films and CDs
$25.00
 

Recalled Items

The library will recall items to be placed on academic course reserve. If an item has been recalled from you, please return it by the date and time specified on the recall notice to avoid replacement costs billed to you, regardless of the original loan period or due date. Please note library items may be recalled from you at any time.