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Borrowing Policy
Any resident of South Windsor is eligible for a free borrower's card at our library. Please bring identification showing your South Windsor address when you apply for a card. Your library card must be presented when borrowing materials. Your South Windsor library card may also be used in most public libraries through the statewide Connecticard system. Materials borrowed from one public library may be returned to any other public library; they will be delivered to the owning library by the Connecticar delivery system.
Loan Periods
Most library materials - 3 weeks
Exceptions:
Feature film videos and DVDs  (up to a maximum of 6 per household) -  1 week.
DVDs marked "14 Day Loan" - 2 weeks. 
Phoenix Video Society DVDs - 3 days.
Museum passes - 2 days.
Framed art - 8 weeks.

Renewals
Most  library materials may be renewed one time, unless others are waiting for it.
Museum passes and some interlibrary loan items cannot be renewed.
Renew in person, online through the Library Catalog, or by phone at 644-1541. 
Returned items may be checked-out on the same library card the following day if available.

Holds
If the items you need are in circulation, you may place a "hold" on the materials and we will notify you when the items are returned.  Please have your library card number ready! You may also place "holds" directly on the computer, either from home or in the library. If the item  you want but it is currently "unavailable",  please click on the button marked "Place hold" and then follow the directions.
Museum Passes
Museum passes  are funded by the Friends of South Windsor Public Library.  Passes  may be reserved at the Adult Circulation Desk up to 1 month in advance.  They  may be borrowed for 2 days and are not renewable.  If returned late, the overdue charge is $10.00/day.

Interlibrary Loans
We can borrow many of the books, videos and sound recordings which we do not own.  Just go the home page, click on 'Contact Us' and then 'Request  Interlibrary Loan".  Or ask at the Adult Reference Desk or the Children's Circulation Desk.
Overdue Charges

Children's Department books - $.02/day
Adult Department books - $.05/day
Magazines - $.05/day
Framed art, 3-week videos and DVD's, realia, and audio materials - $.25/day
Entertainment videos and DVDs - $1.00/day
Museum passes - $10.00/day

Borrowing privileges are suspended if you have $10.00 or more in unpaid overdues or items billed for replacement on your record.