Library loans and borrowing limits

How long you can borrow an item for and how many you can take out at a time.

What you can loan out

You can loan an adult or junior book for up to 21 days that are:

  • fiction
  • non fiction
  • talking books
  • story sacks

How many books you can borrow at once

For adult books the limits are:

  • 20 for hardbacks
  • 20 for paperbacks
  • 6 for talking books
  • one for story stacks

For junior hardback and paperback there’s a limit of 20.

Renew an item

You can renew an item up to 6 times. After the sixth renewal an item has to be brought into the library for staff to check before they can be renewed again.

Renew your item through your online library account

Request a item

Request an item through your online library account

If you lose an item you have been loaned

You will need to pay the purchase costs of the book, story sack or AV.