Lending Policy

Did you know that you can check your library account online? That you can change your PIN number, place holds, renew items, and find out when items are due? Do these and more right from the comfort of your home!

Log into your library card account by selecting “My Account” at the top right corner of this website. Enter your 14 digit library card number and your PIN (last 4 digits of your phone number).

LOAN PERIODS & QUANTITIES

Item TypeMaximum LimitLoan PeriodHaverstraw Library cardholders only
"Express" New Booksunlimited2 weeksno
Adult Fiction and Non-fictionunlimited4 weeksno
Young Adult Fiction and Non-fictionunlimited2 weeksno
Adult Books on CD and Playaway audiobooks102 weeksno
Adult Entertainment DVDs (New)43 daysno
Adult Entertainment DVDs 101 weekno
Adult Non-fiction DVDs unlimited1 weekno
Adult Music CDs and Kits (Books or language Kits) 102 weeksno
Magazines and Pamphletsunlimited2 weeksno
Puzzles and Board Games42 weeks
no renewals
no
Museum Passes1 per family3 Days
no renewals
yes
Tablets1 per family2 weeks
no renewals
yes
VR Headsets1 per family2 weeks
no renewals
yes
Children's Fiction and Non-fictionunlimited2 weeksno
Children's School Project Subjects3 per subject2 weeksno
Children's Books on CD and Playaway audiobooks102 weeksno
Children's Entertainment DVDs (New)43 Daysno
Children's Entertainment and Non-fiction DVDS unlimited1 weekno
Children's Music CDs and Kits (Books or language Kits)102 weeksno
Video Games21 week
no renewals
no
Children's Playaway Views1 2 weeksno
Children's Playaway Launchpads12 weeksno
Nintendo Switch System1 per family2 weeks
no renewals
yes
Haverstraw Library cardholders50 items totalN/AN/A
Finkelstein Memorial Library cardholders 10 items totalN/AN/A
Cardholders must be present at checkout

Returned items in need of repair or a new barcode will be charged a fee of $2.00

Log into your library account by selecting “My Account” at the top right corner of this website. Enter your 14-digit library card number and PIN (last 4 digits of your phone number).

Select the box “CHECKED OUT TITLES”
Select “Renew” to the right or at the bottom of the page.

Renewals are not available if there are blocks or fines on your account or if the item has holds. Please call the library if you have questions or need assistance renewing your items.