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What can I borrow?

Material Type How long How many Renewals Can be recalled
Circulating Collection (books) 42 days 100 3 after 28 days
Browsing Collection (books) 28 days 100 1 after 28 days
Reference Collection (books) 1 day 5 0 no
Teaching Resource Center Materials 14 days 100 1 at any time
Audiobooks 28 days 100 3 at any time
Music CDs 14 days 5 1 at any time
Popular Videos 14 days 100 1 at any time
Instructional Media Collection Library use only, or
instructor permission
NA NA NA
Laptops 2 hours
library use only
1 0 no
Devices, Chargers, Etc. See Equipment for Checkout or ask library staff.

Materials Penfield Library doesn't own

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

Fines and Penalties

Your borrowing privileges will be suspended if you have:

  • more than one overdue item
  • $10 or more in fines and fees
  • interlibrary loan materials more than two weeks overdue

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.

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

Material Type Fines per day Maximum per item
Book .25 $10
Ereader $1 $10
Audiobook .25 $10
Music CD .50 $10
Video $1 $10
Recalled Item $2 $26
Reference Material $1 / hour $25
Laptop $6 / hour $25
Technology: 2 Hour $1 / hour $25
Technology: Until Closing $1 / hour $25
Technology: 7 Day $1 / hour $10