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Circulation Policy

Patrons must have their library card in order to charge out materials.  In the event a person has forgotten their card materials will be held for 2 days before being returned to the shelf.

No materials will be renewed over the phone.

A.  Registration for Library Cards:

  • Any adult resident of the Town of Plymouth qualifies to receive a Terryville Library card, providing they present proper identification.  (current driver's license or official document with name and address)

  • Juveniles under 14 years old qualify to receive a Terryville Library card providing a parent or guardian sign their application form.

  • Young children are eligible to receive a Terryville Library card when they are able to print their first name.  A parent or guardian must also sign the application form.

  • Terryville Library cards are issued for a period of three years and must be renewed in person after the expiration date.

  • A lost library card will be replaced for $1.00 fee.

B.  Out of Town Borrowers:

  • The Terryville Library participates in the Connecticard Program that allows anyone with a current valid library card from their hometown library to borrow library materials (expect Museum Passes).  Certain restrictions may apply.

C.  Circulation of Library Materials:

  • Library material circulating for 21 days:  Most children and adult books

  • Library materials circulating for 14 days:  All magazines and periodicals; Newer adult books, both fiction and non-fiction, instructions videos; circulating encyclopedia, and music and books on tape

  • Library materials circulating for 3 days:  Feature film videos, DVDs and Museum passes

(Adopted 5/98)

D.  Overdue Fines

  • Adult and Children's books, magazines, books on tape, audiocassettes, Cds, and records are 10 cents per day with a maximum fine of $5.00 per item.



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