BORROWING RULES

Lending Guidelines and Renewal Information

  • All persons who reside or own property within Huerfano County shall be issued a New Patron Card that is associated with a 90 day probationary period with the checkout limitations listed below.
  • Colorado Residents residing outside of Huerfano County, qualify for a Non-Resident card that has the checkout limitations listed below.

 

New Patrons & Non-Residents:

You may check out a total of 5 items, and have up to 15 holds on your library card.  You will be notified when your hold is available by email or phone.

Items Holdable Loan Period Check-out Limit Renewable FINES
Books YES 21 days 5 item limit Yes,

2 times, if no holds

$.05/day, $5 max

2 day grace period

eBooks & eAudiobooks YES 21 days 5 item limit There is no renew function, but once they expire they can be checked out again if there are no holds N/A – items cannot be accessed after loan period has ended
DVDs YES 7 days 3 item limit Yes,

2 times, if no holds

$.05/day, $5 max

2 day grace period

DVD Sets YES 7 days 1 item limit Yes,

2 times, if no holds

$.05/day, $5 max

2 day grace period

Magazines NO 7 days 5 item limit NO $.05/day, $5 max

2 day grace period

Books on CD,

Music CDs

Playaways

YES 21 days 5 item limit Yes,

2 times, if no holds

$.05/day, $5 max

2 day grace period

After 90 days, New Patrons residing in Huerfano County will have their status changed to Resident Patron type, with extended borrowing privileges, granted that there are no lost items on their account.

Residents:

You may check out a total of 30 items, and have up to 40 holds on your library card.  You will be notified when your hold is available by email or phone.

Items Holdable Loan Period Check-out Limit Renewable FINES
Books YES 21 days 30 item limit Yes,

2 times, if no holds

$.05/day, $5 max

2 day grace period

eBooks & eAudiobooks YES 21 days 5 item limit There is no renew function, but once they expire they can be checked out again if there are no holds N/A – items cannot be accessed after loan period has ended
DVDs YES 7 days 7 item limit Yes,

2 times, if no holds

$.05/day, $5 max

2 day grace period

DVD Sets YES 7 days 2 item limit Yes,

2 times, if no holds

$.05/day, $5 max

2 day grace period

Magazines NO 7 days 10 item limit NO $.05/day, $5 max

2 day grace period

Books on CD,

Music CDs

Playaways

YES 21 days 30 item limit Yes,

2 times, if no holds

$.05/day, $5 max

2 day grace period

CO State Parks Backpack YES 7 days 1 item limit NO

Limited to 4 TOTAL checkouts per calendar year

$1 day, NO max

NO grace period

CO State Parks Backpack – Limited to 4 TOTAL checkouts per calendar year

The library reserves the right to refuse service to anyone who abuses equipment, is repeatedly late in returning CO State Parks Backpack, or returns the CO State Park Backpack in the book drops.

 

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