Borrowing, Loan Periods, and Fees/Fines

Your Library card may be used at both the Downtown and Spanish River Libraries, and you may return materials to either Library.

Please note the number of items you may borrow in the following categories:

  • 7-Day books: 8
  • Compact Discs: 16
  • DVDs: 16
  • Video Games: 16

You may borrow up to a maximum of 100 items.

: Library materials may be renewed up to three (3) times if there are no holds on the item. Log in to My Library Account to renew items.

 28 Day Loans
14 Day Loans
 7 Day Loans
  • Books (except those marked 14 Day or 7 Day)
  • Foreign Language Instruction (CD, Muzzy)
  • Audio Books (CD)
  • Playaway Audio
  • New Books
  • Youth Services Holiday Books
  • Compact Discs
  • Video Games
  • DVDs:
    • Feature Films
    • Foreign Films
    • Television Programs
    • Nonfiction
    • Youth Services
  • Playaway View
  • New "No Holds/Renewals" titles
  • American Girl Dolls
  • Literacy Backpacks
 Borrowing Fees
Borrowing Fines
  • Interlibrary Loans: $4.00 each (covers shipping and handling)
  • Feature Film DVDs: $1.00 each
  • Foreign Film DVDs: $1.00 each
  • Games: $1.00 each
  • Overdue Books, Compact Discs, Audiobooks (CD), Playaways: $0.40 per day, $20.00 maximum
  • Overdue DVDs, Games, Playaway Views, Muzzys: $2.00 per day, $20.00 maximum
  • Special Collections (American Girl Dolls, Literacy Backpacks): $2.00 per day, $20.00 maximum
  • Holds not picked up after five days: $0.40 each
  • Holds cancelled after having been pulled: $0.40 each
  • Lost or Damaged items: If an item is no longer listed for purchase in current or out-of-print sources, the replacement cost of the item will be a default item cost of $20.00 plus a $10.00 processing fee (the processing fee covers library costs for acquiring, cataloging, and processing a replacement item). The BRPL will not accept replacements purchased by the patron.