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.

Fines
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.