Loan Periods

Family Browsing Collection

Loan Information

To check out library material, you must have a Roanoke Valley Library Card. Material is due back in the library or in the return book drop on or before the specified due date unless renewed. Renewals may be made in person, by telephone or online

No Late Fees on Library Materials

Effective July 1, 2022, overdue fines will no longer be charged on materials checked out at any Roanoke Valley Library branches, and that old fines accrued prior to that date will be canceled. The only case where patrons will be charged for items is if they are lost or damaged while checked out. Most items are considered lost after 28-days.

MaterialLoan PeriodItem LimitRenewal Limit
Adult Books28 DaysUnlimited2 times
Audiobooks28 DaysUnlimited2 times
Children’s Books28 DaysUnlimited2 times
DVDs/BluRays7 Days10 per card1 time
Hot Flicks4 Days2 per cardNo renewals
Hot Games7 Days1 per cardNo renewals
Hot Picks7 Days2 per cardNo renewals
New Books14 DaysUnlimited2 times
Paperbacks28 DaysUnlimited2 times
Music CDs7 Days10 per card1 time
Video Games7 Days1 per card1 time