Checkout Limits

Checkout Limits and 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 On-line catalog. Have your library card number handy.


  • 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 due. 
  • Museum passes not returned when due are fined up to $5.00 per day.