Borrowing Materials

Policy last revised October 1, 2011

  • A total of 20 items may be charged to a card at any one time.
  • All movies are available to all borrowers without regard to age. However, at a parent or guardian's request, children 16 and under may be restricted from borrowing R-rated movies.
  • Books loaned by libraries from outside the Finger Lakes Library System (out-of-system Interlibrary Loans) may have different loan periods and late fees. See Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Service policy at tcpl.org/services/inter-library-loan.php.
  • Ithaca Hours will be accepted as payment for fines (but not for lost or damaged materials which must be replaced). Change can only be given back in Ithaca Hours.

Item

Hold Limit

Borrowing Limit

Loan Period (Days)

Daily Fine

Maximum Fine

Total Items per Card

20 20

See Below

25 cents
per item

$5.00 for each item

Adult Fiction & Non-Fiction 20 20 21 25 cents $5.00
Adult Literacy Multi-Media 5 5 21 25 cents $5.00
Books on CD 5 5 21 25 cents $5.00
CDs (Music) 10 10 21 25 cents $5.00
Children's Materials 20 20 21 25 cents $5.00
Children's Materials - Holiday 20 20 21 25 cents $5.00

Computer/Internet Workstation (Teen Nexus 7, Teen iPad)

0 0 2 hours - Building Use Only    
DVDs (Family/Feature and/or Instructional) 5 5 7 25 cents $5.00
Electronic Resources (video games) 2 2 21 25 cents $5.00
Foreign Language Audio 5 5 21 25 cents $5.00
Interlibrary Loans 20 20 21 25 cents $5.00
Magazines 10 10 21 25 cents $5.00
Media Device (Kindle, Nook, Playaway) 1 1 21 25 cents $5.00
New Books 10 10 21 25 cents $5.00
Paperbacks 20 20 21 25 cents $5.00

Young Adult
(Fiction & Nonfiction)

20 20 21 25 cents $5.00

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