Loan Periods & Fines

Circulation Rules

Item

Loan Period

Number of Items

Renewal Limits

Overdue Fine (per day)

Books 3 weeks unlimited 2 renewal unless there are HOLDS $0.05
Fiction Movies/DVDs 1 week 10 2 renewal unless there are HOLDS $2.00
Non-fiction Movies/DVDs 3 weeks unlimited 2 renewal unless there are HOLDS $0.05
Compact Discs (Music) 3 weeks unlimited 2 renewal unless there are HOLDS $0.05
Audio Books 3 weeks 10 2 renewal unless there are HOLDS $0.05
Video Games 1 week 3 2 renewal unless there are HOLDS $2.00
Hot Titles-Books 1 week 3 Hot Items DVD & Books Combined NO RENEWALS $0.50
Hot Titles – DVD 3 days 3 Hot Items DVD & Books Combined NO RENEWALS $2.00
Magazines 3 weeks unlimited 2 renewals unless there are HOLDS $0.05

Please see our Circulation Policy for full lending rules


Specialty Items

Item

Loan Period

Renewal

Holds Allowed

Overdue Fine (per day)

Bee-Bot Kit 3 weeks No Yes $5.00
Bluetooth Speaker 1 week No Yes $5.00
Cake Pans 1 week No Yes $5.00
Crochet Kit 3 weeks No Yes $5.00
DVD Binge Boxes 3 weeks No Yes $5.00
DVD Converter 3 weeks No Yes $5.00
Escape to Hawaii Kit 1 week No Yes $5.00
Halo Bolt 58830 Power Bank 1 week No Yes $5.00
Hand Lettering Kit 3 weeks No Yes $5.00
Happy Light 1 week No Yes $5.00
Hot Spot** 1 week No Yes $5.00
Instant Camera Kit 1 week No Yes $5.00
iPad Mini 4 1 week No Yes $5.00
Karaoke Kit 1 week No Yes $5.00
Kill-A-Watt Device 1 week Yes Yes $5.00
Kindle E-Readers*** 3 weeks No Yes $5.00
Knitting Kit 3 weeks No Yes $5.00
Laptop 1 week No Yes $5.00
Mobility Aids 3 weeks Yes Yes $5.00
Projector Kit 1 week No Yes $5.00
ROKU 1 week No Yes $5.00
Scanner Kit 1 week No Yes $5.00
Sphero and Ollie 1 week No Yes $5.00
Telescope 1 week No 1 of the telescopes can be put on hold $5.00
Thermal Laminator Kit 1 week No Yes $5.00
Toolbox 1 week No Yes $5.00
Ukulele 3 weeks No Yes $5.00

Please view our Specialty Items Policy for full lending rules

* Holds: items with “Yes” indicated may be requested for pickup at the Billerica Library. Items listed as “No” or with other notes cannot be requested and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

** This policy covers most of the library’s circulating HotSpots, but there is a HotSpot device that is bookable through the library’s Reference Desk. You may view the guidelines for this device here.

*** See our E-Reader Lending Policy here

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