Books: All books (except 14-day books) may be loaned to library patrons for three weeks. Books may be renewed for an additional three weeks if they are not on hold for another patron.
14-Day Books: All books on 14-day status may be renewed for an additional 14- day period if not on hold. Books on 14-day status include all new adult fiction and non-fiction for six months after acquisition by the Library.
Magazines: Magazines may be loaned for one week. They are not renewable.
Compact Discs and Audio Books: Compact discs and audio books may be loaned for three weeks. They may be renewed for an additional three weeks if not on hold.
DVDs and Videos: DVDs and videos may be loaned for one week. They may be renewed for an additional week if not on hold.
Museum Pass Kits: Museum Pass Kits may be loaned for 4 days (including 3 overnights). They are not renewable. They must be returned at Pound Ridge Library circulation desk and may not be returned in the book drop or at any other Westchester Library.
Pamphlets: Pamphlets may be loaned for three weeks. They are not renewable.
Reference Materials: No reference materials may be removed from the Library.
Interlibrary Loans: Loan periods and renewals for items borrowed on Interlibrary Loan are at the discretion of the loaning library. In conformity with the Public Library Directors’ Association approved policy, Interlibrary Loan items are kept on hold at the front desk for an eight-day period only.
Revised and approved by the Pound Ridge Library Board of Trustees, May 13, 2003
Policy approved by the Pound Ridge Library Board of Trustees, November 10, 2009
Policy approved by the Pound Ridge Library Board of Trustees, December 20, 2011