Loan Periods and Renewals

Most items are loaned for three weeks, with a few exceptions.

Material Type Loan Period
Fast View DVDs and Blu-rays 3 days
All other DVDs & Blu-rays 7 days
Fast Read Books 7 days
Console games 7 days
Doorway to Dayton Museum Passes 3 days
All other items 21 days

Teachers may also request longer loan periods on items for classroom use. Please read our Teacher Card Policy for information.
Automatic Renewals
Two days before their due date, most items will renew automatically. However, some items cannot be renewed:

  • Fast View or Fast Read copies;
  • Interlibrary Loans that have already renewed once;
  • regular items that have already renewed 6 times;
  • items requested by another patron.