Library Rules

Norton Public Library

Patrons apply for the right to use the Library and will abide by Library rules. New patrons are only allowed to check out 2 items for 2 months. After this time they can check out more. Patrons must agree to pay fines or damages charged to them and give prompt notice of any change of address or phone number. Patrons are responsible for damages done to items other than normal use.

Holidays and Sundays are exempt from fines.

Patrons are allowed to check out 3 DVDs per household. The check out period for DVDs is one week with no renewals. There is a $1.00 per DVD per day fine for late DVDs with a maximum fine of $5.00 for each late DVD.

Patrons are allowed to check out 5 books on one nonfiction subject.

All books, tapes, or CDs are a two week check out period and they will be automatically renewed for another 2 weeks unless item is reserved for another patron.

There are no fines on paperbacks.

If a patron has a $5.00 or more fine they will lose borrowing privileges until the fine is paid down below the $5.00. This includes members of the patron’s family who live in the same household.

Magazines are a two week check out with no renewals. The most current issue cannot be checked out.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) books are usually a three week check out with no renewals.

All patrons 18 and under must have their parent or guardian sign a permission slip at the Library to be able to use the Internet. There is a 30 minute time limit unless no one is waiting.

Thank you for abiding by the rules of the Norton Public Library. The staff will be happy to answer questions and help in any way. Welcome to the library!