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What can I borrow?

Material TypeHow longHow manyRenewalsCan 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 Materials14 days 100 1 at any time
Audiobooks28 days 100 3 at any time
Music CDs14 days 5 1 at any time
Popular Videos14 days 100 1 at any time
Instructional Media Collection3 hours 1 0 no
Laptops3 hours
library use only
1 0 no
Devices, Chargers, Etc.See Equipment for Checkout or ask library staff.

Materials Penfield Library doesn't own

Undergraduate students 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:

  • more than one overdue item
  • an overdue recall item
  • interlibrary loan materials more than two weeks overdue

Your borrowing privileges will be suspended and a hold will be placed on your student account if you have:

  • $10 or more in fines and fees

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 TypeFines per dayMaximum 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
Reserve Item$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