Loan Periods

APL offers a wide variety of materials for check-out by its customers, including books, CDs, magazines, educational and entertainment DVDs, audiobooks, and more. The loan periods for these materials vary, as outlined below.

Most items can be renewed one time if they are not on hold for another customer. DVDs may not be renewed.

Material TypeLoan Period
Books28 Days
Bestseller Express Books7 Days
Audiobooks28 Days
CDs28 Days
Entertainment DVDs3 Days
Educational DVDs14 Days
Holiday Books14 Days
Magazines14 Days
Board Games14 Days
Puzzles28 Days
Switch Games3 Days
Popular Books14 Days

Limitations are placed on the number of items of a particular type that may be checked out, so that all customers have a chance to find the materials they need. These limitations are:

No more than…

  • 3 books on a specific subject
  • 5 audiobooks
  • 5 CDs
  • 5 DVDs