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Palmer, MA 01069
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New Fine Policy March 2018

What do you think of the new circulation policies?

   
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1 Week:

Speed Reads

Circulate for 7 days with no renewal.

Blu-Rays / DVDs/ Magazines

Circulate for 7 days with 1 renewal
for 7 days.


 

No fines for kids and teens!

Children and teens under age 18 will not accrue fines on any items owned by the Palmer Public Library.

Items from our Youth, Young Adult, or Parenting Collections also will not accrue fines, regardless of the borrower's age.


 

BORROWING LIMITS
Audiobooks- 10
Blu-Rays/DVDs- 10
Backpack Kits- 2
CD-ROM Software- 2
Magazines- 10
Speed Reads- 2
Video Games- 2


   

2 Weeks:

TV
Series
DVDs (labeled) / Video Games
Circulate for 14 days with 1 renewal for 14 days.

New Books Collection
Circulate for 14 days with 1 renewal for 14 days.



 

Museum Passes
will accrue $5.00 per day with a
maximum fine of $25.00 per item.

DVDs/Blu-Rays/Speed Reads
will accrue $ .50 per day with a
maximum fine of $2.50 per item.

Magazines
will accrue $ .05 per day with a
maximum fine of $.50 per item.

   
   

3 Weeks:

Audiobooks/ Most Books/ Music CDs
All Other Material

Circulate for 21 days with 1 renewal for 21 days.



  All Other Circulating Material
will accrue $.10 per day with a maximum fine of $2.00 per item.
 

 

             
   

Important Notice for Library Users:
We will no longer be mailing out "Overdue" postcard notices (for items 2 weeks past due) in an effort to reduce costs and become more eco-friendly. Notices will only be mailed for items that have a "LOST" status (4 weeks past due date).
Please register your email to receive "Overdue" information in addition to email reminders 2 days before items are due.

Thank you, the Palmer Public Library Staff

 

 
   

To add an email address to your library card account:
1- login to Your Library Account
2- choose "Account Preferences"
3- choose "Change" to edit your email address
4- enter your library account password (usually your last name all caps) then carefully enter you complete email address
5- click "submit"

By providing us with your email address, you will receive via email:
1- reminders 2 days BEFORE items are due
2- overdue reminders 2 weeks AFTER an item's due date has passed
AND
3- notification that your hold items are available at the library for pick-up.