Loan Policies

Borrowing Periods

1 Week: Feature Films, Magazines, and Holiday Books

3 Weeks: Most other materials not listed above: Children's Holiday Books outside of the holiday month.

Renewal Policy

Two (2) renewals are permitted on most items, provided there are no reserves pending. (Does not apply to Speed Reads or Speed Views)

Items may be renewed in person, by phone, or through your online account


Loan Restrictions

Laptop: In-Library use*

Magazines: No current issues

Reference: Requires permission from a librarian

*Must be 16 or older


Loan Restrictions

Laptop: Must be 16 or older

Magazines: No current issues

Reference: Requires special permission

Overdue Fines

Print: 10¢ per day per item

Non-Print: 25¢ per day per item

Maximum Fine: $5.00 per item*

* Total fines paid for Bedford Library materials at time of return not to exceed $20.

Fines from previously returned materials, materials from other libraries, and all equipment are excluded from this maximum fine.

PAY BY CREDIT CARD through your ONLINE account!


Lost or damaged Items

Lost/damaged magazine: $6.00

Lost/damaged material: Item specific