Residents of the Town of
Borrowing privileges may be extended to out-of-state
residents, with a current id. A
provisional, one-year card can be issued, but is kept at the circulation desk,
subject to the same restrictions as those imposed on out-of-town
Teachers in Suffield public schools may obtain a fine-exempt library card for the academic year to be used only for materials for classroom purposes. These cards are kept at the circulation desk.
Patrons are welcome to take out up to 99 circulating books and magazines. Due to the popularity of our audio-video material, borrowers will be limited to:
10 DVDs per borrower.
Videos/DVD, Express Books, DVD players and CD players circulate for one week.
Museum passes are due back at the Library by 10:00 am the next day.
All other material may be taken out for three weeks.
Generally, patrons may renew material belonging to the Kent Memorial Public Library by phone, via the on-line catalog, or in person for an additional three weeks if there are no outstanding requests on the material and the renewal limit has not been exceeded.
Museum passes can be reserved at the Circulation desk. They may be reserved four weeks in advance. Only one pass may be taken out per day per patron.
Patrons are welcome to reserve
library materials in person, by phone, or by
using our on-line catalog. When the item
requested comes in, you will be notified either by phone, e-mail, or
Patrons may request no more than 10 items at any one time.
The Kent Memorial Library does charge fines for late material. Patrons will be charged for lost material. Late museum passes will also accrue a charge of $5.00 per day.
Patrons will be charged for any material marked as ‘lost’ on the patron’s record.
Lost Library Cards
Report lost cards immediately! Patrons are responsible for all materials taken out on their cards prior to reporting the card as lost. There is a $1.00 fee for replacement of a lost card.