Print Materials Lending Policy

Books

  • Books 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 books. No notes, letters or telephone calls will be accepted. A library card or proper identification must be presented when items are borrowed.
  • Books designated as “New” may be borrowed for a period of fourteen (14) days if they are under 500 pages and twenty-eight (28) days if they are 500 pages and over (number of pages is determined by the length of the regular size print book).
  • All other books may be borrowed for a period of twenty-eight (28) days.
  • All books may be renewed one (1) time if not on hold for another patron.

Magazines

  • Magazines 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 magazines. No notes, letters or telephone calls will be accepted.  A library card or proper identification must be presented when items are borrowed.
  • Current issues of magazines may not be borrowed.
  • Other issues of magazines may be borrowed for twenty-eight (28) days.
  • All magazines may be renewed one (1) time if not on hold for another patron.

 

 Approved May 20, 2008    Amended June 17, 2008

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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377 ELKWOOD AVENUE
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ 07974
908-665-0311