With a library membership card, you can borrow up to a maximum of 15 items, except for:
Express DVDs (limit of 3)
Kits (limit of 3)
Most items can be borrowed for 3 weeks, except for special loan collections. Express DVDs can be borrowed for only 7 days.
To renew your items, you can log into your account, visit or phone the library.
You can generally renew items twice, unless they are:
More than three weeks overdue;
Reserved for another borrower;
From special collections such as Express DVDs and Showcase.
Conditions apply to renewing items on loan from another library (inter-library loans).
Please do your best to return your items on time. You cannot borrow any other items until all outstanding accounts are paid or the items have been returned.
The following penalties apply for late returns:
Express DVDs overdue up to 1 day or more: Cost of items if not returned;
Items overdue up to 3 weeks or more: Cost of items if not returned.
You can use the library self-service kiosks to borrow your items.
If you need help to use the kiosks, a staff member will be happy to help you.
You need your library card to borrow items from the library. Please see a staff member if you have forgotten or lost your library card.
You can return your items:
Inside the library - You'll find return chutes just inside the main library entrance.
Outside the library - You’ll find an external returns chute available 24/7 in the glass windows on the left hand approach to the main library entrance.