PPL Borrowing Policy

*You may borrow up to 99 Providence Public Library items at one time. All 3-week loans may be renewed once. Renew in person, online through your account, by calling 401-455-8000, or our automated system at 401-736-0965 or 1-800-359-3090.

Item Max number

Loan period
(weeks)

Overdue fines per day
Books
Adult Basic Collection
4 per topic
5
3
3
.10
.10
Music Scores 6 3 .10
Periodicals
excluding current issue
5 3 juvenile
.10
Picture Collection 50 adult
25 juvenile
3 .10 per envelope
    
Books on CD 6 3 .10
Language kits 2 3 .10
Compact Discs
  
6 3 .10
DVDs
adult cardholder
juvenile cardholder
 
5
2
11.00
    
Wi-Fi Device (see policy below)
1
3 1.00
    
e.books unlimited 3 days

 

Maximum fine on books is $6 and on DVDs is $10. Fees for lost items is dependent on the cost for the item.

*Temporary cards: borrowing limit is 2 items

Mobile Wi-Fi Lending Policy

Providence Children's Museum passes are available. Ask in our Children's Library or call 455-8025 or 455-8098.

All materials may be returned to any Ocean State Libraries library.

The Providence Public Library disclaims responsibility for damages incurred to the borrower’s equipment from use with the Library’s audio-visual materials.