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  • About

Borrowing Policies

    Checkout Periods

    Books – 3 weeks (5 renewals)

    DVDs and Blu-rays – 7 days (5 renewals)

    Music CDs – 3 weeks (5 renewals)

    Audiobooks on CD – 3 weeks (5 renewals)

    Adult Magazines – 3 weeks (no renewals, most current issue cannot be checked out)

    Children's Magazines – 3 weeks (no renewals)

    Games – 3 weeks (5 renewals)

    Kits – 7 days (5 renewals)

    Note that an item may not be renewed if another patron has a hold on it.

    CCPL does not charge overdue fines for late returns. Please renew or return your checkouts to avoid being charged a replacement fee. Learn more about our fine-free policy.

    Checkout Limits

    You may have up to 40 movies (DVDs + Blu-rays) checked out at a time.

    You may have up to 4 board games checked out at a time.

    You may have up to 10 Libby/OverDrive ebooks and/or audiobooks checked out at a time.

    The Hoopla digital service allows you to check out 15 items per calendar month, while the Kanopy digital service allows 10 checkouts per calendar month.

    There are no checkout limits on other library materials.

    Holds

    You may have up to 15 items on hold at a time. In addition, you may have up to 10 Libby/OverDrive ebooks and audiobooks on hold at a time.

    When you place a hold, you can choose if you’d like to pick it up at the Main Library or at the Joyce Winner West Branch. You will receive an email or text when your hold is ready to pick up and will have 5 days to visit the library to check it out.

    Curbside holds pickup is available at the West Branch during regular library hours. Learn about curbside holds pickup here.

    A holds pickup locker is coming to the Main Library later this year. Stay tuned for more details.

    If you are picking up holds for someone else (including a family member), you will need to have that person’s library card number to check them out.

    Need to cancel or pause a hold? Log into your account online by clicking the Log In/My CCPL link at the top of this page.

    Returns

    Exterior Returns: Walk-up and drive-up returns slots are available on the south side of the Main Library and near the northeast corner of the West Branch.

    Interior Returns: Inside the Main Library, look for the Returns slot at the Ask Here desk in the first-floor lobby and the large Returns bin upstairs near the skybridge. At the West Branch, an interior Returns slot is located by the glass windows in front of the automated sorting machine.

    Accessing Your Account

    Click on the Log In/My CCPL link at the top of this page. Then enter your library card number (without spaces) and your PIN (usually the last 4 digits of your phone number, but click here if that doesn’t work).

    ·  Once you’ve logged in, you’ll be able to see a list of your checkouts and renew items.

    ·  You’ll also be able to see your holds and cancel or pause them.

    ·  If you have any overdue fines/fees, you can view them and pay them online.

    ·  If the library doesn’t own a title you’re interested in, you can use the Submit a Suggestion link to recommend it for purchase. You may suggest up to 5 titles/month.

    Learn more about setting up your online account for the first time.