Print Materials Lending Policy

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 Morris Union Federation (MUF) library card or a valid Middlesex Union Reciprocal Associated Libraries (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 photo 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 photo 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: Revised September 21,2021

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It has been a long 17 months but we are happy to welcome the public into all of our collection areas.  We hope you will take the opportunity to come in and look around.  We've made quite a few changes and look forward to sharing them with you.

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