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All library buildings remain closed. Visit an outdoor Express Pickup location when your holds are ready - appointments are available but not required.

Borrower Guidelines

Checkouts & Renewals

3 weeks on checkout for most items

1 week on checkouts for magazines

Maximum of 100 items you can check out

Maximum of 10 videos you can check out

3 renewals for most items

1 renewal for LINK+ items (if allowed)

No renewals for magazines or Lucky Day items

Maximum of 10 holds on physical items for Temporary Cards and 30 holds for Full Access Cards


Library Fines & Fees

You can pay fees online when you log into your account or in person at your nearest library location.

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No Late Fees for Children's & YA Items

Icon: 25 cents

Daily Late Fee Per Item

Icon: 5 dollars

Maximum Late Fee Per Item

Icon: 10 dollars

Processing Fee for Lost Items

Need Help?

For questions about your library account, contact Library Access Services at 1-408-808-2000 during regular hours or email us.

Oops! Mistakes Happen - Before You Pay, Find a Different Way

Do you have library fines you want to eliminate? Then take advantage of our Access Programs to keep your account clear of fines.

Lucky Day Collection

A browse-able collection of the hottest fiction and non-fiction books and DVDs, ready for check-out.

Accounts FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about requesting, renewals, overdues, fines, lost books, lost library cards, and more!