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Borrowing & Fees


Fine Free Library 

Effective January 3, 2022 the Roxbury Public Library no longer charges overdue fines on most Roxbury library materials. Fines are still assessed on specialty items such as museum passes, launchpads, and materials from the Library of Things. Lost and damage fees will also be assessed if needed. More information here.

Borrowing

How many? How long? Renewals? Late fees?
BOOKS
New Adult  100 14 days $0.00/day
Regular Adult, Children's and Young Adult  100 28 days $0.00/day
Graphic novels 100 28 days $0.00/day
MEDIA
Adult DVDs 6 7 days X $0.00/day
TV and Nonfiction DVDs 6 14 days $0.00/day
Children's DVDs 100 14 days $0.00/day
Audiobooks 100 28 days $0.00/day
Music CDs 100 28 days $0.00/day
Video Games 100 7 days X $0.00/day
MAGAZINES 100 28 $0.00/day
MUSEUM PASSES 1 3 days X $5/day
 
LIBRARY OF THINGS 2 Varies X $5/day
 
LAUNCHPADS1 1 per child 14 days X $1/day

Renewals 

There are several ways to renew:

  • Call 973-584-2400, ext 2
  • Visit the main help desk at the library
  • Log into your account using your username or library card barcode and PIN

Please note that renewals are disabled when someone else has placed a hold on the item. 

Autorenew: Items that are eligible for renewal (and have no holds) will automatically renew.

Holds

  • Search our catalog. Select the title that you want to receive. Select “Place request”
  • Type in your username or barcode and PIN if prompted to Log In.
  • You will see a drop down menu where you can “Select a Pickup Library." Roxbury library will be the default location for all Roxbury cardholders, but you may change it to any other MAIN location if you choose..
  • Choose “Submit Request”

For your convenience, the library offers self-pickup-hold service. When you receive a notification that your requested item is ready, please visit our Hold Pickup shelving located across from the Help Desk. Items are shelved alphabetically by the last name and initial of the first name of the cardholder, which appears on the spine label. Should you prefer that the label lists a pseudonym, we are happy to accommodate your request. Please see a staff member to assist you.

Items retrieved from the Hold Pickup shelving may be checked out at the Help Desk or the Roxbury Public Library app.