How long do books and DVDs circulate?

Most books can be checked out for 3 weeks, and can be renewed by calling the library at 860-886-1010 or by going online.

  •     Preston DVDs and Videos are checked out for 1 week.
  •     Leased movies: FLICs (Foreign Language and Independent Cinema) are checked out for one week; CLC (Connecticut Library Consortium) movies check out for three days.
  •     Five DVDs and/or Video Tapes can be checked out to a patron at a time.
  •     Late fees for books are 5 cents per item, per day.
  •     Late fees for DVDs and Video Tapes are $1.00 per day, per item.
  •     Late fees for Audiobooks are $.25 per day, per item.
  •     Maximum fine is $5.00 per item.
  •     New or heavily requested items are checked out for 2 weeks and may be renewed for one week.

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1. Can anyone check out books and DVDs from the Preston Public Library?
2. Does the Library have internet access?
3. How long do books and DVDs circulate?
4. May I borrow items when I apply for my library card?
5. May I use my card at other libraries?
6. What are the rules for using the book drop?
7. What do I need to get a Preston Library card?
8. What happens if I lose or damage a book or DVD which I have borrowed from the PPL?
9. What if I am moving?
10. What if I lose or damage library materials?
11. What if the items I want aren't in the library when I visit?
12. Who can apply for a Preston Library card?
13. Who may use the computers?