Loan Periods

All BCCLS libraries use the same loan periods and renewal limits, with exceptions for special items like holiday and summer reading books and museum passes.

Item Type Loan Period Renewals
Audiobooks 4 weeks 2
New Books 2 weeks 1
Adult, Young Adult, Children’s, & Large Print Books 4 weeks 2
Children’s Holiday Books 2 weeks 1
Magazines 2 weeks 2
New Movies 1 week 1
Adult, Young Adult, & Children’s Movies, and TV Series 2 weeks 2
Music CDs 2 weeks 2
Video Games 2 weeks 2
Reference Does not circulate – in-house use only


The Demarest Library is fine-free. With the exception of museum passes, we do not charge fines on items owned by our library. We are still obligated to charge fines on items owned by other libraries.

Learn more about our fine-free policy here.