Borrowing and Loan Period 

Fines for Late Returns

DVDs: $1.00 per day
High Demand DVDs: $2.00 per day
All Other Materials: $0/25 per day

Maximum Fines

Hardcover books: $20.00
Paperback books: $5.00
DVDs: $25.00

Loan Periods

Materials can be returend in The Library itself, in the book boxes outside The Library in the Central Avenue parking lot entrance at any time, or to other BCCLS libraries. Most materials circulate for 28 days, with the following expections:

New Fiction: 2 weeks
Periodicals: 2 weeks
Audio Books: 2 weeks
CDs: 2 weeks
Holiday Books: 2 weeks
Videos & DVDs: 1 week
High Demand Videos: 5 Days

 Lending Regulations for DVDs

Borrower must be 18 years or older to borrow DVDs.

Borrower is financially responsible for all DVDs. $25.00 will be charged for a lost or damaged DVD; more expensive items will be charged accordingly.

Borrower agrees to abide by the copyright provision in Title 17, US Code, Section 501-506.

This institution will not be held financially responsible for any damage to a VCR or DVD player incurred while viewing our library tapes or DVDs.

Renewals

All items can be renewed twice, either over the phone, on the computer, or in person except for the following:

Reading List Books
Books on reserve
High demand DVDs - there will be no renewal
TV Series DVDs - 1 renewal

Reserves

All library material except reading list books during the summer may be reserved either over the phone, on the computer, or in person. There is a maximum of three reserves per person per day.

Inter-Library Loans

The Free Public LIbrary of Hasbrouck Heights can obtain materials from other libraries in Bergen County through the inter-library loan and other libraries throughout the United States through the State Library, for Hasbrouck Heights residents. These materials are subject to their home library's rules and regulations.

The Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights

Loan Periods, Renewals, Overdue Fines, and Charges


Material Type

Loan Period

Renewals *

Overdue Fine/Day

NEW Books

14 days

2 renewals

$0.25

Books & Paperbacks

28 days

2 renewals

$0.25

Summer Reading List Titles

14 days

No renewal

$0.25

Audiobooks

14 days

2 renewals

$0.25

CDs

14 days

2 renewals

$0.25

DVDs

7 days

2 renewals

$1.00

DVDs - High Demand

7 days

No renewal, Not reservable

$2.00

DVDs - TV Series

14 days

1 renewal

$1.00

Video Games

7 days

No renewal

$1.00

Magazines

14 days

2 renewals

$0.25

* -- Materials cannot be renewed if there are reserves for another patron.

Charge For

Fee

Replacement Card/Key Tag

$5.00

Paid Membership Library Card

$100.00/person **

Failure to pick up Loan Item

$0.50

** Annual Cost