Reserve, Borrow & Renew Materials

Reserve

To reserve an item currently on loan, ask either reference staff or select the "Hold"  option on the item in the library catalog.

When the item is returned, library staff will contact the patron.

Borrow

You may check out a total of 10 items per card. Loan periods vary, and some items are subject to special limits.

Loan Periods

Item Loan Period
Audiobooks / Magazines
14
E-books
14
Juvenile / Easy Readers
14
Lifelong Learning Materials
21
New Books
14
All Other Books
28
DVDs / CDs / Video Games
7

Circulation Limits

Item Limit
Audiobooks
2
Books on the Same Subject or by the Same Author
2
DVDs / CDs / Video Games
2
E-books 2
Lifelong Learning Materials 2
Magazines
2
New Books
2

Renew

Renewals can be requested in person or online. Items must be renewed before the due date of the item. Items can only be renewed if:

  • They are not overdue
  • The account is in good standing.
  • There are no hold requests.

Items may be renewed in person or once online, with the exception of Lifelong Learning materials.

Patrons owing $5.00 or more will have to pay their balance in order to check out additional items or use the computers.

How to Renew Online

To renew your items online, follow these steps:

  • Log into My Account and select "Renew My Materials."
  • Enter your library card number for User ID.
  • Enter your PIN. 
    • Please contact the Circulation Desk at JFK Library 305-821-2700 if you have forgotten or need to obtain your Library PIN number.
  • Select items you want to renew and click "Renew Selected Items."