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Chapel Hill Public Library

A department of the Town of Chapel Hill

Borrowing Materials

Check-Out Period 3 weeks
Check-Out Period New Books and Friends Books 2 weeks
Check-Out Period DVDs 1 week
First Check-Out Limit of 3 items
Books Limit 5 per subject & 1 copy per book
Adult DVDs Limit of 4
Adult CDs Limit of 10 music cds and 10 book on cd
Children’s CDs Limit of 10 music cds and 10 book on cd
Children’s DVDs Limit of 4
New Books Limit of 6
Friends’ Books Limit of 2
Holds on Materials Limit of 8


Check-out privileges are slightly different for temporary residents.

Check-out Maximum of 1 item
Check-out period As listed above. Items will not be checked out or renewed beyond the expiration date of a temporary borrower’s card.
Renewals Two renewals if items are not on reserve.
Reserves Maximum of 3 items.


We don’t have what you’re looking for? You can make suggestions for us to purchase materials we don’t currently have.

Last updated: 22 October 2013