Audiovisual Materials Lending Policy

DVDs and videocassettes

DVDs and videocassettes may be borrowed by persons with a valid New Providence Memorial Library card, a valid MUF library card or a valid MURAL library card.  They must be in good standing and 18 years or older.

Only the holder of a library card may borrow DVDs and videocassettes.  No notes, letters or telephone calls will be accepted. A library card or proper identification must be presented when these items are borrowed.

Entertainment DVDs and videos designated as “New” are loaned for three (3) days at a cost of $1.00 per item per circulation.  All other entertainment DVDs and videos are loaned for seven (7) days at a cost of $1.00 per item per circulation.  Rental fees go toward further development of the video collection. Entertainment DVDs and videos may not be renewed.  When returned, if not on hold for another patron, a patron may borrow the item again for an additional fee of $1.00

Non-entertainment type DVDs and videos (educational, health and safety, travel, instructional, etc.) are loaned for seven (7) days at no charge.  Non-entertainment DVDs and videos may be renewed one (1) time if not on hold for another patron.

DVDs and videos may be lent through the library’s interlibrary (ILL) system.

Audio books

Audio books on CD or tape may be borrowed by persons who are in good standing and possess a valid New Providence Memorial Library card, a valid MUF library card or a valid MURAL library card. 

Only the holder of a library card may borrow audio books.  No notes, letters or telephone calls will be accepted. A library card or proper identification must be presented when these items are borrowed.

Audio books designated as “New” may be borrowed for a period of fourteen (14) days.  All other audio books may be borrowed for a period of twenty-eight (28) days.

 Audio books may be renewed one (1) time as long as they are not on hold for another patron. 

Audio books may be lent through the library’s Interlibrary Loan (ILL) program.

Music CDs

Music CDs may be borrowed by persons who are in good standing and possess a valid New Providence Memorial Library card, a valid MUF library card or a valid MURAL library card. 

Only the holder of a library card may borrow music CDs.  No notes, letters or telephone calls will be accepted.  A library card or proper identification must be presented when these items are borrowed.

The loan period for music CDs is fourteen (14) days.  They may be renewed one (1) time as long as they are not on hold for another patron.

Music CDs may be lent through the library’s Interlibrary Loan (ILL) program.

 

Approved May 17, 2018    Amended May 17, 2018

 

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