Loan Periods and Late Fees

Library materials may be borrowed for the following lengths of time:

Books, magazines, children's book kits, audiobooks, music CDs, non-fiction movies (DVD, Blu-Ray or VHS), may all be borrowed for 3 weeks and renewed once if no one else is waiting for the item. The late fee for these items is .10 per day.

Feature films (DVD, Blu-Ray or VHS) & Video Games may be borrowed for 7 days with one renewal (The Arlington branch does not allow renewals at this time.) The late fee for these items is $1.00 per day. 

Nook Simple Touch E-Readers may be borrowed for 3 weeks and may not be renewed. The late fee is $5.00 per day. 

Museum passes are due back the same day they are borrowed unless otherwise specified. The late fee for museum passes is $5.00 per day. 

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Books, magazines, and audio/video materials borrowed from Cranston libraries may be returned to any RI public library.

Most Cranston locations have book and audio/video drops available for your convenience 24 hours per day. (The Auburn branch audio/video drop is open only when the branch is closed.)

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