Audiovisual Materials Lending Policy

DVDs

DVDs 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. A library card or proper identification must be presented when these items are borrowed.

Children’s entertainment DVDs designated as JDVD ay be checked out by all cardholders.   All other DVDs including Adult entertainment DVDs designed as ADVD and non-entertainment type DVDs (education, heath, travel, instructional, etc.) may only be checked out by cardholders 18 years or older.

Entertainment DVDs and videos designated as “New” are loaned for 3 days at a cost of $1.00 per item per circulation.  All other entertainment DVDs and videos are loaned for 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 (educational, health and safety, travel, instructional, etc.) are loaned for 7 days at no charge.  Non-entertainment DVDs and videos may be renewed 1 time if not on hold for another patron.

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

Audio books 

Audio books on CD 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.  The cardholder must be in good standing. 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 14 days.  All other audio books may be borrowed for a period of 28 days.

Audio books may be renewed 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.  A library card or proper identification must be presented when these items are borrowed.  

The loan period for music CDs is 28 days.  They may be renewed 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; Revised December 17, 2019

 

At long last..

.....we are starting to circulate our collection again!

We are very happy to be back and allowed to offer contactless pickup service.  Materials will be circulated from a table behind the front doors.  Holds can be placed for items not currently available and now you can also request items that are on the shelf.  Place holds and requests through the online catalog or call us.

There are some limitations so please be sure to check else where on this site for the complete list of instructions.  

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