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Loan Periods

For how long are library items checked out?

If the item belongs to Lake County:

  • Books are checked out for three weeks.
  • DVDs and videos are usually checked out for one week.
  • Large DVD sets check out for three weeks.

If the item belongs to Sonoma County:

  • Books check out for three weeks.
  • DVDs and videos are usually checked out for one week.
  • Large DVD sets check out for three weeks.

If the item belongs to Mendocino County:

  • Books - 28 days
  • McNaughton and some New Books - 14 days
  • Books on Tape & Books on CD - 28 days
  • Videos & DVDs - 7 days
  • DVD sets - 28 days
  • Magazines - vary by branch

Please verify your due dates on your check-out receipt.
Contact a library if you have any questions or problems with your account.


Renewals

How many times may I renew an item?
Each item can be renewed twice if there are no requests on it.

If I renew something, when will it be due?
The renewal period on each item is the same as its checkout period.
For example, a three-week item will have a new due date three weeks from the renewal date.