Loan Periods: Unless otherwise indicated, Salem Public Library materials check out for three weeks. Materials can be renewed if they are not on hold or part of a special collection. Loan periods can vary with other CCRLS libraries. PLEASE ALWAYS review your checkout receipt for item due dates.
Patrons with an email address on file with the Library will be sent a courtesy date due reminder 2 days prior to an item's due date. Please notify the Library if your email address changes so that you continue to receive these notices. Patrons are responsible for returning items on time even if they do not receive a reminder notice.
Library materials checked out from Salem Public Library may be returned to any of the Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Service (CCRLS) libraries listed on the back of the library card.
Items checked out from other Oregon library systems should be returned directly to those libraries. .
Overdue Fines: Unless otherwise indicated, the fine for overdue items is $0.25 per day, except for children’s picture books (Easy Books), which are $0.15 per day. Overdue fines are assessed automatically by the library system. Correctly assessed overdue fines are non-negotiable.