Loan Periods and Renewals

Most materials - including books, CDs, audiobooks, and regular magazines - can be checked out for 14 days, and can be renewed up to 4 times if there are no holds.

Express magazines can be checked out for 7 days, and can be renewed 1 time.

Regular DVDs, Blu-rays, and VHS tapes can be checked out for 3 days, and can be renewed up to 2 times.

Adult nonfiction DVDs and Blu-rays can be checked out for 7 days, and can be renewed up to 2 times.

SearchOhio
SearchOhio items can be checked out for either 7 or 21 days. The library that owns the item determines whether it's a 7 or 21 day loan, but usual

Books, CDs, and audiobooks from other SearchOhio libraries can be checked out for 21 days, and can be renewed up to 3 times.

DVDs from other SearchOhio libraries can be checked out for 7 days, and can be renewed up to 3 times.

OhioLINK
OhioLINK items can be checked out for either 7 days (with no renewals) or 21 days (with 4 renewals). The library that owns the item determines whether it's a 7 or 21 day loan, but usually these rules apply:

Books from OhioLINK libraries can be checked out for 21 days, and can be renewed up to 4 times.

DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks from OhioLINK libraries can be checked out for 7 days, and cannot be renewed.

It doesn't happen often, but sometimes an OhioLINK library will need to get an item back sooner than expected in order to put it on reserve for a class. When this happens you will receive a recall notice asking you to return the item before the due date.

Special Materials for Children
Children's discovery kits can be checked out for 14 days; these cannot be renewed.

Children's book boxes can be checked out for 28 days, and can be renewed 1 time.