Borrowing Limits & Loan Periods

Borrowing Limits

As a first-time borrower, you may check out two items. On subsequent visits, the Hazen Memorial Library, as part of the C/W MARS library network, allows a cardholder in good standing to have up to 50 items checked out at one time, with the following limits:

Limits # Items
First Time Borrowers 2
Videos (VHS) per household 15
DVDs per household 5
Audiobooks on CD 5


Loan Periods

Books and Audio Recordings 3 weeks
DVD, VHS movies 7 days
Magazines 7 days
Museum Passes Overnight

Summer Reading

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Children's program, pre-K to 5th grade

Children's pre-K to 5; On Your Mark, Get Set...Read



Teen program grades 6-12

Teens grades 6-12; Get In The Game




Adult Program

Adult program; Exercise Your Mind



Weekly prizes! Cool programs! Grand prizes! Ice cream social at the end of the program! Click on the image to the left of the program that's right for you and create your own account. Our program runs June 21 - Aug 4. Join the fun!


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