All About Borrowing Materials

The lending periods listed below are for items owned by NOPL and are subject to change. Other libraries within the county may establish their own lending periods. See your receipt for specific due dates, or monitor your checkout out items by logging into your account with your library card and PIN. You can also view our Unusual Items page for information about borrowing unique materials.


Fiction, Non-Fiction & Audiobooks

These items can be borrowed for 3 weeks, can be renewed up to 2 times (if no one else has requested them), and can be returned to any library in the county.

NOPL Express

NOPL Express books are a selection of the most current and popular titles. These books can be checked out for 1 week and have 1 renewal (so they can be borrowed for a maximum of 2 weeks). NOPL Express items cannot be held (there are other copies available to hold) and must be returned to a NOPL location.

 

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DVDs

Fiction DVDs can be checked out for 1 week; non-fiction DVDs can be checked out for 3 weeks. There are 2 renewals available if no one else has requested the title. A maximum of 10 DVDs (3 of which can be Fast Flicks) may be checked out to a card at a time.

Fast Flicks

Our DVD collection of Fast Flicks includes the hottest titles and newest releases. These DVDs can be borrowed for 3 days, must be returned to a NOPL location, and cannot be held. A maximum of 10 DVDs (3 of which can be Fast Flicks) may be checked out to a card at a time.

eBooks

eBooks from OverDrive and the 3M Cloud Library can be borrowed for up to 3 weeks (the default lending period in Overdrive is 2 weeks, but can be changed in your account settings). Hold requests can be placed on eBooks.

 

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Non-Circulating Reference

Most of the items we own circulate, but there are a few left that are for in-library use only.  This includes items such as Cicero-North Syracuse High School Yearbooks, NADA Used Car Guides, some local history items and the like.

Music CDs

Music CDs can be borrowed for 3 weeks, with 2 renewals available if no one has requested the item.