Circulation and Renewal Policy

Items are renewed through the “My Card & Renew Items” link in the library catalog on the Internet.

Circulating Materials for Adults & Young Adults

  • Books, including current bestsellers and large print books
  • Express Books – new bestsellers on an “as available” basis
  • Audiobook tapes & compact discs – abridged and unabridged
  • Periodicals – circulating collection of popular titles
  • Music compact discs
  • Videotapes & DVDs for adults and children
  • Materials for basic literacy and materials to learn a foreign language

Circulating Materials for Children

  • Books for toddlers to middle school students
  • Children’s books in French
  • Book and cassette kits
  • Circulating periodicals
  • Music Compact Disks

The Larchmont Public Library assumes NO responsiblity for the equipment of patrons who use our CDs, DVDs and tapes.

Circulation Periods

Circulation Periods
Type of Item Circulation Period Maximum items
Larchmont Express 14 days 2
New Books – fiction and non-fiction 14 days none
All other books – fiction and non-fiction 21 days none
Compact Discs 21 days 20
Magazines (not all circulate) 7 days none
DVD’s 7 days 7 feature
7 non-fiction

Fines

Item overdue Fine amount
Adult materials 20 cents per day per item on all materials except Express Books, inter–library loans, videos and DVDs
Express Books 50 cents per day
Inter–library Loans (items from outside the Westchester Library System $2.00 per day
Children’s materials 10 cents per day per item on all materials except videos and DVDs
Non–express Videos & DVDs 50 cents per day overdue per video or DVD
Express Videos & DVDs $2.00 per day overdue per video or DVD

Renewal Policy

  • Items on hold for another patron may not be renewed
  • Items may only be renewed once
  • For 24-hour phone renewal, call 674-4169 with library card in hand. Please listen to the entire message. Items can also be renewed through the “My Card & Renew Items” link in the library catalog on the Internet.
  • All items may be renewed in person or by phone at the Larchmont Library during regular library hours. On Sundays, the option of renewing items by phoning the Larchmont Library is not available. Patrons who wish to renew items must have their library card available.