Borrowing Materials

 

SHARE Library Catalog

How many items may I borrow?

Audiobooks

10

Compact discs

10

DVDs

10

CD-ROMs/video games

10

Learning aids

10

Magazines

10

Adult Beyond Books Collection

1

All other materials

No Limit

How much will it cost if I return materials late? (Fines & Fees)

Racine Public Library materials do not have late fines. The late charges for all non-Racine library materials are $.25 per item, per day. Fines will not be charged for Sundays or holiday closings. 

The library sends notices when materials are overdue. If you have an email account that you check regularly, you should add your email address to your patron account, since this is the fastest way to receive an overdue notice. Email notifications are an additional courtesy service in conjunction with the date due receipts given at the time of check out.

How Long May I Keep Materials?

The loan periods for the Racine Public Library are listed below. Please note: the library is a member of a 53-library consortium. Some of the items you borrow may come from these other libraries, and they may have different loan periods.

Magazines, DVDs (Movies & Non-Fiction), Video Games

1 wk

New adult fiction books, under 700 pages, DVD TV Series

2 wks

All other material types

3 wks

 

 

Damaged or Lost Materials

If you damage the barcode or RFID tag on a library item or it is removed from the item, the replacement fee is $1.00.

If you lose or damage material, you will be charged the cost of replacing the item and the processing costs if applicable.