Lending Policies

Borrowing Periods

21 Days 14 Days 7 Days 7 Days
Regular fiction
New Fiction
New Non-Fiction
Audio Books-on-tape
Music CDs
Interlibrary Loans
Some Reserve BooksSummer Reading Books on the
Ansonia Reading Lists
Most materials may be renewed.  DVDs and Videos cannot be renewed. However, materials on reserve and Interlibrary Loans cannot be renewed.

Borrowing Limits

There is no limit on the number of fiction books that may be taken at one time.
There is a limit of six (6) Non-Fiction books on one subject.
Six (6) Audios at one time.
Six (6) music CDs at one time.
Four (4) Videos/DVDs at one time.
Ten (10) magazines at one time.


If an item is out on loan to another patron, you may request to be placed on a reserve list for that item.
Requests are filled in the order in which they are received.  You will be notified by telephone when the item is available.


Fines for Overdue Materials

Adult Materials $.10 per day
Children’s Materials $.05 per day
Videos/DVDs $1.00 per day