Includes faculty, staff, and emeriti faculty.

What can I borrow?

Faculty and Staff may borrow up to 200 items at a time.

Material TypeHow LongFinesRecall Fines
Main Collection / 3rd Floor16 weeks,
2 renewals
n/a $2 / day,
$26.00 maximum
Teaching Resource Center,
Music CDs,
Juvenile Collection,
Young Adult Fiction
30 days,
1 renewal
n/a $2 / day,
$26.00 maximum
Reference Collection (books) 1 day,
no renewals
n/a n/a
Laptops 3 hours,
no renewals (library use only)
n/a n/a
Devices, Chargers, Etc.See Equipment for Checkout or ask library staff. n/a n/a

Materials Penfield Library doesn't own

Faculty and Staff may use interlibrary loan to obtain materials not owned by Penfield Library.

Fines and Penalties

Your borrowing privileges will be suspended if you have:

  • interlibrary loan materials more than two weeks overdue

Your borrowing privileges will be suspended if you have:

  • $150 or more in fines and fees ($50 for Emeriti Faculty)

While faculty members do not pay fines on most overdue items, you will be billed for lost materials.

  • You will be sent 3 notices for overdue materials.
  • After the third notice, you will be invoiced for lost materials.
  • Lost materials are billed for replacement costs.

Privileges will be reinstated when the item(s) are returned and the fines are paid off.