Cumberland County Public Library

Library Policies

The following policies govern how we use our library.

Use of Materials

The Cumberland County Public Library is open to all individuals who wish to make appropriate use of the library resources. An Acceptable Use Policy is enforced for Internet Access.

Loan Periods & Limits

Books (print and audio)
Non-reference books in any format may be checked out for three (3) weeks and may be renewed.

Adults over the age of 18 may borrow up to three (3) DVDs for one (1) week.

The loan period for educational and non-fictional DVDs is 21 days.

Circulate for a period of three weeks.

Library material may be renewed in person, online, or by telephone provided no hold has been placed on the item. Renewal periods are generally for the same time period of the initial check-out, but may be shortened due to special circumstances. Most material may be renewed a maximum of three times. Patrons who experience any difficulty with online renewals should contact the library staff.

Non-circulating materials
Reference books, genealogical materials, and newspapers are available for in-library use only.

Fines and Fees

  • Library card replacement: 50¢ per card
  • Overdue book (any format): 20¢ per day per book
  • Overdue DVDs: $2.00 per day per DVD; $10.00 max.
  • Interlibrary Loan: $3.00 per item

Computers & Internet
The library has eleven computers with internet access available for general public use and one computer reserved for catalog searching. All computer users are required to sign in and out at the circulation desk. Patrons may bring their own storage device (jump drives). Use of the library’s computers is subject to the Acceptable Use Policy.

This site is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. It is managed by the The Library of Virginia Library Development and Networking Division.