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What can I borrow?

You may borrow up to 25 items at a time (total).

Material TypeHow longHow manyRenewalsCan be recalled
Circulating Collection (books) 28 days 25 1 after 28 days
Browsing Collection (books) 28 days 25 1 after 28 days
Reference Collection (books) 1 day 5 0 no
Teaching Resource Center Materials 14 days 25 1 at any time
Audiobooks 28 days 25 1 at any time
Music CDs 14 days 5 1 at any time
Popular Videos 14 days 25 1 at any time
Instructional Media Collection Library use only NA NA NA
Laptops NA NA NA NA
Devices, Chargers, Etc. NA NA NA NA

Materials Penfield Library doesn't own

Partners of faculty or staff members may use interlibrary loan to obtain materials not owned by Penfield Library.

  • Most items can be obtained without cost.
  • If there will be a cost, you will be contacted and asked whether you want to continue.

Fines and Penalties

Your borrowing privileges will be suspended if you have either:

  • any overdue items
  • any unpaid fines or fees

Borrowing privileges may be permanently withdrawn.

In addition to fines on 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 plus a $25 processing fee per item.
Material TypeFines per dayMaximum per item
Book .25 $10
Audiobook .25 $10
Music CD .50 $10
Video $1 $10
Recalled Item $2 $26
Reference Material $1 / hour $25