Borrow

The Patten Free library lends books, magazines, books on CD, music CDs, and DVDs to library cardholders.

Lending Periods:

Books – 3 weeks
Magazines – 3 weeks
Books on CD – 3 weeks
Music CDs – 3 weeks
DVDs (limit 4) – 1 week

Please ask about extended loans if you have vacation plans or special circumstances.

Renewals:

Items may be renewed once unless more than 3 days overdue or requested by another patron. You may renew an item online, by phone (443-5141 x11) or in person at the Library.

Fines:

If you choose to keep an item beyond the due date, the charge is $.10 per day for printed and audio materials and $1.00 a day for DVDs.


Reserving an Item

Requests for items owned by the Patten Free Library may be placed through the online catalog, by phone (443-5141 x12), or email. When requesting an item by phone or email, please supply us with the following information: author and title of the item, format (large print, audiobook, DVD, etc.), your name, phone number, email and library card number. You will be notified when the material is available.

Interlibrary Loan

Requests for items not owned by the Patten Free Library may be placed through the online catalog, by phone (443-5141 x12) or email. When requesting an item by phone or email, please supply us with the following information: author and title of the item, format (large print, audiobook, DVD, etc.), your name, phone number, email and library card number. You will be notified when the material is available. There is no fee for this service.

Upcoming Events

Wed 18

Charlie Wing Book Talk: “Salt in Their Veins”

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu 19

Chess Club

October 19 @ 3:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu 19

2’s & 3’s Storytimes

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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