Circulation (Borrowing) Policies
A free Rutherford Public Library card, which must be presented to borrow library materials, is available to those who live or work in the borough of Rutherford. Identification must be presented to obtain a library card. There is a $3 replacement fee for lost cards.
Most adult and children’s books: 28 days
New adult books: 14 days
DVDs: 7 days, non-renewable
Magazines: 7 days
CDs: 14 days
Fees are changed for overdue and lost/damaged items as follows:
$ .10 per day for all books, magazines, and CDs
$1 per day for DVDs
Most materials may be renewed if no one else is waiting for them and they are not overdue. Access My Account to renew items, check the status of items you requested, and check your fine balance. Stop by the Library to set up your account password.