Borrowing, Loan Periods, and Fees/Fines

Your Library card may be used at both the Downtown and Spanish River Libraries, and you may return materials to either Library.

Please note the number of items you may borrow in the following categories:

  • 7-Day books: 8
  • Compact Discs: 16
  • DVDs: 16
  • Video Games: 16

You may borrow up to a maximum of 100 items.

Renewals
: Library materials may be renewed up to three (3) times if there are no holds on the item. Log in to My Library Account to renew items.

 28 Day Loans
14 Day Loans
 7 Day Loans
 
  • Books (except those marked 14 Day or 7 Day)
  • Foreign Language Instruction (CD, Muzzy)
  • Audio Books (CD)
  • Playaway Audio
 
  • New Books
  • Youth Services Holiday Books
  • Compact Discs
  • Video Games
 
  • DVDs:
    • Feature Films
    • Foreign Films
    • Television Programs
    • Nonfiction
    • Youth Services
  • Playaway View
  • New "No Holds/Renewals" titles
  • American Girl Dolls
  • Literacy Backpacks
 Borrowing Fees
Borrowing Fines
 
  • Interlibrary Loans: $1.00 each (covers shipping and handling)
  • Adult feature film or foreign film: $1.00 each
  • Games: $1.00 each
 
  • Overdue books, magazines, compact discs, audiobooks (CD), Playaways: $0.40 per day, $20.00 maximum
  • Overdue DVDs, Games, Playaway Views, Muzzys: $1.00 per day, $20.00 maximum
  • Special Collections (American Girl Dolls, Literacy Backpacks): $2.00 per day, $20.00 maximum
  • Holds not picked up after five days: $0.40 each
  • Holds cancelled after having been pulled: $0.40 each
  • Lost or Damaged items: The amount due for a lost item or one damaged to the extent it cannot be repaired, shall be the replacement cost to the Library for the item, plus a processing fee of $10.00. BRPL will not accept replacements purchased by the patron.