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Checkout Fees and Loan Periods
|Materials||Checkout Fee||Loan Period|
|Books||Free||21 days (2 renewals)|
|Magazines||Free||7 days (2 renewals)|
|CDs, Audio Cassettes, LPs (Adult)||$.50 per item in a set, $3.00 maximum per cover||21 days (no renewals)|
|CDs, Audio Cassettes, LPs (Children)||Free||21 days (2 renewals)|
|Entertainment DVDs and VHS tapes||$2.00 per episode/cover||7 days (no renewal)|
|Nonfiction and Short-Length DVDs and VHS tapes||$2.00 per episode/cover||21 days (no renewal)|
- A Maximum of 25 items may be checked-out at any one time.
- The Memphis Public Libraries no longer assesses late fees on overdue materials. Please see our Eliminating Fees FAQ for more details.
- If items are not returned, a fine equal to the cost of the item will be assessed.
- If one owes $15 or more, additional items cannot be checked out.