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Circulation

You may download a copy of our informational brochure here


The library has a wide variety of materials available for borrowing.  
PLEASE NOTE: DVDs and e-Readers may only be borrowed by adults over the age of 18 on an adult library card. 

3 week loans:

  • Books  

  • Audiobooks 

  • Music CDs 

  • Magazines

2 week loans:

  • E-readers 

  • E-books and digital audiobooks from OverDrive

7 day loans:

  • DVDs

 

Returning Materials 
Materials may be returned at one of three locations:

  • Circulation desk in the library

  • Book Drop on the side of the library at the parking lot (e-readers may not be returned to the book drop).

  • Book Drop at the Hermitage City Building at 800 N Hermitage Road (e-readers may not be returned to the book drop).

 

Renewing Materials
Materials may be renewed for 3 weeks except for DVDs, and e-readers. DVDs may be renewed for 1 week, and e-readers may not be renewed. Renewals may be made in person, over the phone, or online.

Reserving Materials
Patrons may reserve those materials which are currently checked out to another patron or that CLSV has not purchased yet.  Reserves may be made in person, over the phone, or online through the patron's account.  The patron will receive a phone call when the item is available to pick up at the library.
 

Fines and Fees
Our library provides materials free to take home, enjoy, and return with no cost to our patrons.  To help keep our shelves stocked with the materials, we charge fines or fees for materials that are returned late, materials that are lost or damaged, and for items printed/copied/faxed.  Please consider these fines and fees as donations to help the library maintain and increase the materials and services we provide to the community.  Listed below is a breakdown of the fines and fees.

Overdue fines:

  • $0.25 per day for adult materials                  

  • $0.10 per day for children’s materials

  • $1.00 per day for DVDs

  • $5.00 per day for e-readers

Fees:

  • $3.00 per use for non-members to use the Internet Computers

  • $0.25 per page for printing, single sided (black and white only)

  • $0.25 per page for photocopying single sided

  • $2.00 for first page of fax, $1.50 for each page thereafter

  • $5.00 processing fee is added to the replacement cost of all materials lost or damaged