Check Out Limits & Loan Periods

Number of Items Out

There is no limit to the number of books that a customer may have out on their record, as long as they are not over the $10.00 fine limit. A customer may check out 10 videos, 10 DVDs, and 20 audio items in a single day. A customer may have no more than 20 videos, 20 DVDs, and 40 audio items on their borrower’s record at any one time.

Reference Material

The manager or person in charge may choose to let a reference item circulate for a brief period. A librarian at Main may also agree to send a reference item out to a branch for their patron to look at but not check out.

Loan Periods

Item TypeItem LimitLoan PeriodFines (per day)
DVD & Blu-Ray 10 7 days 50¢
Hot Picks - DVD & Blu-Ray 2 3 days 50¢
VHS 10 7 days 50¢
Audio 20 14 days 10¢
Playaways 2 14 days 10¢
Books & Magazines, Adult - 14 days 10¢
Books & Magazines, Juvenile - 14 days
Hot Picks - Books 2 7 days 10¢
Books in Boxes 2 4 weeks  
Book Club to Go 2 42 days 10¢
SearchOhio/OhioLINK Books Check with Staff 21 days 50¢
SearchOhio/OhioLINK DVDs and Videos Check with Staff 7 days 50¢
eBooks from OverDrive 10 14 days none
Audiobooks from OneClickdigital 20 14 days none

Hoopla Digital Media

ItemsLoan Period
Streaming Movies & TV 3 days
Streaming Music 7 days
eBooks, Audiobooks & Comics 21 days

Hoopla Limit Items

There is no limit as to how many items you can have out at a time, but you may only have 15 checkouts total per month. So if you take all 15 out at once, you're done until the month rolls over.

To learn more about borrowing Hoopla media items, visit our streaming media page.