Check Out/Return Policies
|Adult Books||No Limit||21 Days|
|Adult DVD Series||No Limit||14 Days|
|Adult Fiction/Nonfiction DVDs||No Limit||7 Days|
|Adult New DVD Series||No Limit||7 Days|
|Adult New Fiction DVDs||No Limit||3 Days|
|Audio Books on CD||No Limit||21 Days|
|Magazines in Circulation||No Limit||7 Days|
|New Adult Books||No Limit||14 Days|
|New Children's Books||No Limit||21 Days|
Rowayton Library items can be renewed unless the item is on hold for another patron.
Interlibrary loans can be renewed only based upon the lending library's policy.
Overdue Fines and Charges
|ITEM||FINE||MAXIMUM FINE / FEE|
|Books||15¢ / Day||$10.00|
|New Adult Books||25¢ / Day||$10.00|
|DVDs||$1 / Day||$10.00|
|Damaged or Lost Items||Cost+$5.00 each||Cost+$5.00 each|
|Interlibrary Loan Items||$1 / Day||$10.00|
Fines are charged for each calendar day past the due date.
Holds may be placed online from the library catalog. Once you find the item you wish to reserve, click on the "Request Item " button in the right menu. Enter your library card number and pickup location, click "Request" and then "Return to Searching".
When it is your turn for the item, you will be notified by phone and/or email.
To cancel a hold, log on to your account in the catalog with your library card number, then review your account. Select the "Holds" tab and check off the item to be canceled and then click "Cancel Request".
We are happy to help you place or cancel holds. Call us at 203-838-5038 or email us at email@example.com.
If the Rowayton Library does not own the item you want, you may request an Interlibrary Loan via Bibliomation (our consortium) or reQuest (the statewide catalog).
Rowayton Library Fees
There is a $10.00 cap of fines per item. Patron accounts with fines of $30.00 or more cannot renew items online until the account is cleared.
The following Fees are in effect for other services at the Rowayton Library:
- B/W Copying/Printing...$0.10/page (11" x 17" paper is considered 2 pages)
- Color Copying/Printing...$0.25/page (11" x 17" paper is considered 2 pages)
- Outgoing fax...$2.00/first page, $1.00/each additional page
- Use of Scanner...FREE (flash drive required; available for purchase for $2.00)
- Use of Wi-Fi...FREE (no password needed)
- Use of Computers...FREE (library card required)
- Headphones for Computer Use...Available for purchase for $2.00
If you have any questions about the Fees and Fines listed here, please feel free to contact the circulation desk at (203) 838-5038 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.