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Loan Policies
   Loan Time  Max Loan  Daily Fine
 Express Books  1 week  -  50¢
 New Books  2 weeks  -  10¢
 Books  3 weeks  -  10¢
 Audio Books  3 weeks  4 at a time  10¢
 DVDs  1 week  4 at a time  $2.00 each
 DVD Series  2 weeks  4 at a time  $2.00 each
 Video Games  2 weeks  4 at a time  $2.00 each
 Music CDs  3 weeks  4 at a time  10¢
 Magazines  1 week  4 at a time  10¢
 Children's Puzzles  3 weeks  4 at a time  10¢
 Kits  3 weeks  4 at a time  10¢
Museum Passes  1 week  1 at a time  $10

Book ImageExpress Books and School Summer  Reading Books cannot be reserved or renewed. Books currently on reserve for other patrons cannot be renewed. One renewal allowed for all materials owned by Westchester Library System libraries (WLS)., Loans from outside WLS—4 week loan, no renewals.

Video games MUST be returned to Somers Library. Otherwise, there is a $2 fine.
Museum passes must be returned to the Somers Library Reference Desk, otherwise there is a $30 fine.  They cannot be placed in the book drop, the return slot at the circulation desk, or any other Library.  All museum passes must be returned with all of the items listed on the kit’s label.  Patrons wishing to check out museum passes must be a member of the Somers Library, have a valid & active Somers Library card, and owe no fees.  Patrons are limited to borrowing each museum pass once a year.  Loss of the pass will result in a fine equal to the cost of the passes.  The price of each pass is listed below:
  • American Museum of Natural History - $500
  • Children’s Museum of Manhattan - $325
  • Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum - $500
  • New York Historical Society - $150
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - $500
  • Storm King Art Center - $125
  • The Discovery Museum - $125
  • The Hudson Valley Museum of Westchester - $300

Summer Loan Policy
Summer Reading
Beginning June 12, 2017, books for Summer Loan may be charged out for the entire summer. Summer Loan Books must be returned by September 9, 2017.  Patrons with an up-to-date library card may charge out a maximum of seven older fiction and/or non-fiction books.  
Books belonging to other libraries, 14-Day Books, Books from the Summer Reading List, Express Books, Travel Books, Magazines, and AV material, may NOT be charged out for Summer Loan.