New Lending Policies

We heard you! We are making adjustments to our borrowing limits and Friday branch hours. View our new hours


Loan Periods

These are the loan periods for the following types of material.

Books including bestsellers, CD Books and inter-library loans 3 weeks
Magazines, Rapid Reads, CDs, ESL DVDs, DVDs, & DVD Dispenser Games 1 week
Dispenser DVDs (Movies & TV Series) 3 days
All Kits including Health Department Bins, Nostalgia Kits, Theme Boxes, Theme Bags 3 weeks
Book Club Sets 6 weeks

Renewal Policies

New changes All regular print books are now renewable twice for their full loan period. You can now renew up to 6 weeks for books without holds.

Late Charges

Borrowing from RPL is FREE!
Return your items on time to avoid charges.
We have lowered the threshold on late charges from $10 to $5. If you have $5 or more in late charges, please pay at the Accounts desk to continue to borrow (library hours & locations). You can view your account to check your charges.

Holds not picked up will be charged $2 for each item.

Adults Maximum fine per item is $15.00
Books, Magazines, Inter-Library Loans $0.50 / day
Rapid Reads $1.00 / day
Teens Maximum fine per item is $10.00
Books, Magazines $0.25 / day
Rapid Reads $0.50 / day
Kids Maximum fine per item is $5.00 (Maximum fine for Theme Bags and Theme boxes is $10.00)
Books, Magazines, Picture Books $0.10 / day
Rapid Reads $0.50 / day
Theme Bags & Boxes $1.00 / day
Media Maximum fine per item is $15.00
DVDs & CDs $1.00 / day
CD Books $0.50 / day

Material Borrowing Limits

New changes Members may now borrow 20 items per category for regular print books up to a total of 30 items per card (not including digital collections).

Adults
Books 20 / card
Rapid Reads 2 / card
Magazines 5 / card
Book Club Sets 2 / card
Inter-Library Loans 5 / card
Teens
Books 20 / card
Rapid Reads 2 / card
Magazines 5 / card
Kids
Books 20 / card
Picture Books 20 / card
Rapid Reads 2 / card
Junior Magazines 5 / card
Theme Bags 2 / card
Theme Boxes 2 / card
Kids Book Club Sets 2 / card
Media
DVD Dispenser Movies, TV Shows & Games 4 / card
New Release DVDs (3 day loans) 2 / card
DVD (Fiction & Non-fiction) 5 / card
DVD (Teens) 5 / card
DVD (Kids) 5 / card
CD Books 5 / card
Music CDs 5 / card
Digital Collections are not included in the 30 maximum borrowing limit
eBooks (OverDrive) 5 / card
eAudiobooks (OverDrive) 5 / card
eAudiobooks (OneClickdigital) 5 / card
Streaming music, movies, and books (Hoopla) 8 / card
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