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Library Policy

Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District Policies

Loan Periods & Renewals

Books & Audiobooks: “New” Books and Hot Items 14 Days 4 Renewals
Books & Audiobooks: All Regular Collection Books, All Audiobooks (all formats- Playaways, CD, MP3 CD) 21 Days 4 Renewals
DVD & Blu-ray: “New” Adult DVD & Blu-ray films 4 Days 1 Renewal
DVD & Blu-ray: Regular Collection Adult feature films, Non-fiction/documentary films 7 Days 4 renewals
All Children’s films 7 Days 4 renewals
All TV-series 14 Days 4 Renewals
Music CDs 21 Days 4 Renewals
Magazines 7 Days No Renewal
Tote bags 21 Days 4 Renewals
Juvenile Kits 21 Days 4 Renewals

Vacation Loans:
May borrow up to six (6) weeks, except for DVDs, Blu-Rays, “New” Books and Hot Items, which are not eligible for vacation loan.

Fines and Charges Policy

Fines

A record of fines not paid is recorded in the online circulation system. The patron will be expected to pay this fine at the earliest convenience. The maximum fine shall not exceed the price of the book or material. Fines can accumulate to $10.00 before a patron may be denied the opportunity to check out additional materials before paying the fine.

An overdue notice will be mailed to the patron after an item is fourteen (14) days overdue. A billing statement will be mailed forty-five (45) days after the material is due.

A book drop just west of the Winnetka Library’s parking lot on Linden and one near the entrance to the Northfield Branch are available for convenience in returning Library materials. Use of a book drop does not cancel overdue fines.

A fine of twenty (20) cents per day will be charged for all materials except fiction DVDs and fiction Blu-rays. A fine of $1.00 per day will be charged for all fiction DVDs and fiction Blu-rays. A three (3) day grace period is given for overdue materials, except Kindles, new fiction DVDs, new fiction Blu-rays, and 7-Day items.

Charges

The Library shall charge patrons for photocopying at a rate of ten (10) cents per copy.

The Library shall charge patrons for printing materials on printers attached to computers. A fee of ten (10) cents per page will be charged, beginning with the first page printed.

Library Policy

Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District Policies

Loan Periods & Renewals

Books & Audiobooks: “New” Books and Hot Items 14 Days 4 Renewals
Books & Audiobooks: All Regular Collection Books, All Audiobooks (all formats- Playaways, CD, MP3 CD) 21 Days 4 Renewals
DVD & Blu-ray: “New” Adult DVD & Blu-ray films 4 Days 1 Renewal
DVD & Blu-ray: Regular Collection Adult feature films, Non-fiction/documentary films 7 Days 4 renewals
All Children’s films 7 Days 4 renewals
All TV-series 14 Days 4 Renewals
Music CDs 21 Days 4 Renewals
Magazines 7 Days No Renewal
Tote bags 21 Days 4 Renewals
Juvenile Kits 21 Days 4 Renewals

Vacation Loans:
May borrow up to six (6) weeks, except for DVDs, Blu-Rays, “New” Books and Hot Items, which are not eligible for vacation loan.

Fines and Charges Policy

Fines

A record of fines not paid is recorded in the online circulation system. The patron will be expected to pay this fine at the earliest convenience. The maximum fine shall not exceed the price of the book or material. Fines can accumulate to $10.00 before a patron may be denied the opportunity to check out additional materials before paying the fine.

An overdue notice will be mailed to the patron after an item is fourteen (14) days overdue. A billing statement will be mailed forty-five (45) days after the material is due.

A book drop just west of the Winnetka Library’s parking lot on Linden and one near the entrance to the Northfield Branch are available for convenience in returning Library materials. Use of a book drop does not cancel overdue fines.

A fine of twenty (20) cents per day will be charged for all materials except fiction DVDs and fiction Blu-rays. A fine of $1.00 per day will be charged for all fiction DVDs and fiction Blu-rays. A three (3) day grace period is given for overdue materials, except Kindles, new fiction DVDs, new fiction Blu-rays, and 7-Day items.

Charges

The Library shall charge patrons for photocopying at a rate of ten (10) cents per copy.

The Library shall charge patrons for printing materials on printers attached to computers. A fee of ten (10) cents per page will be charged, beginning with the first page printed.