Checking Out Materials

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Self checkoutYou must present your library card or photo ID to check out materials.

Books (except for children's holiday books, which have special limits during each holiday season), music CDs, books on CD, and children's magazines and puppets are checked out for 21 days. DVDs, CD-ROMs, video games, and magazines are checked out for 7 days. Reference materials and newspapers cannot be checked out. A limit of 75 items may be checked out at one time on a library card (excluding eAudio and eBooks).

Holds may be placed on any circulating item listed as "Available," including those items on the shelf. Excluded are Jackpot items. You will receive a pickup notice when the item is ready for checkout.

Renewing Materials

Renewal of books, except as noted below, may be done in person by calling the renewal line (303-797-0566), or using Bemis Library's Online Catalog. A library card number and PIN number are required to renew online. Call the library at 303-795-3961 or visit the checkout desk to get your PIN. 

All materials, except as noted below, may be renewed twice. The following materials may not be renewed: Jackpots, holiday books, any item on hold, Interlibrary loan items, eAudiobooks and eBooks.

We cannot renew materials that were checked out at another library.