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Last modified: September 5, 2023

Audiovisual

ItemMPPL Patron LimitReciprocal* LimitLoan Period
DVDs – New Fiction507 days (14 days for TV)
Blu-Ray – New Fiction507 days
DVD and Blu-Ray (Recent/Old/TV/Nonfiction)Unlimited107 days (14 days for TV/Nonfiction)
Video Games – New2014 days
Video Games10214 days
Music CDs and MultimediaUnlimitedUnlimited14 days

Books and Audiobooks

ItemMPPL Patron LimitReciprocal* LimitLoan Period
Books – New FictionUnlimitedUnlimited14 days (21 days for 450+ pages)
Books – All otherUnlimitedUnlimited21 days
Audiobooks – Books on CDUnlimitedUnlimited21 days (28 days for 23+ discs)
Audiobooks – PlayawaysUnlimited1021 days
Adult Book Discussion Bags2242 days, non-renewable

Youth Specialty Items

ItemMPPL Patron LimitReciprocal* LimitLoan Period
Playaway View and Launchpad10514 days
Youth Kits and BagsUnlimitedUnlimited21 days
Library of Things Junior Collection1 of each1 of each14 days

Miscellaneous

ItemMPPL Patron LimitReciprocal* LimitLoan Period
Lucky Day ItemsUnlimited0Varies, but all items are non-renewable
MagazinesUnlimitedUnlimited14 days
Great Courses, Sheet Music, Art Prints, and Canvas BagsUnlimitedUnlimited42 days
Reference Material**By authorization only0Varies
Library of Things Collection1 of each1 of each14 Days

Fine Free Exceptions -$1/day late fee

ItemMPPL Patron LimitReciprocal* LimitLoan Period
Interlibrary Loan**5 items can be in-process at one timeNot able to request ILLVaries
All above items will automatically renew three times if there are no holds.

For Auto-Renewal Information, please click here.

**These are non-renewable items
*Reciprocal borrower is a nonresident who has their library card registered with MPPL.

Find about about Fine Free at our Fine Free FAQ.

For Checkout History Information, please click here.

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