Loan Periods & Limits

Our loan periods allow our customers time to enjoy the items they’ve checked out while keeping materials continually moving for others to take out, as well. No library materials accumulate fines. Voluntary fines for overdue materials are gratefully accepted.

Material Loan Period Loan Limit
Books 4 Weeks 100
Audiobooks 4 Weeks 20
New Books 2 Weeks 100
Magazines 2 Weeks 20
Board Games* 2 Weeks 3
Video Games 2 Weeks 3
Launchpads 2 Weeks 3
Wi-Fi Hotspot (adult only) 2 Weeks 1
DVDs 1 Week 20


  • Games may be renewed up to three times, as long as there are no other holds on them. All games need to be returned to the Circulation Desk. Do not put them in the indoor or outdoor book drops as this could damage the games.

The Delaware County District Library serves as the public information provider for our community, using traditional and innovative technology to encourage curiosity, free inquiry, and lifelong learning in a friendly environment.