Borrowing Materials With Your Library Card

Borrow, Renew and Return Materials

Borrowing Library Materials

The maximum number of items that may be borrowed on a card is 30.

There are specific limits on special collection items.

Electronic devices such as tablets, hotspots, multimedia projectors and laptops: 1

Material Type Limit Loaned For:
Binge Boxes 2 2 weeks
DVDs 10* 1 or 2 weeks
Periodicals 10 2 weeks
Puzzles / Toys 4 4 weeks
Music 16 4 weeks
Books 30 4 weeks
New Books 30 2 weeks
Games 2 2 weeks

*2 TV shows at a time, regardless of how many regular DVDs you have checked out. See back flap for fines and fees for late material.

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Borrowing Library Materials

4 Week Loan On:

  • Books
  • Books on CD
  • Music CDs
  • Pamphlets
  • College Catalogs
  • Sound Recordings
  • Government Documents
  • Toys
  • Puzzles

2 Week Loan On:

  • Adult Magazines
  • Adult New Books
  • Games
  • Hotspots
  • Children’s Featured Holiday Books
  • DVDs with multiple discs and a maximum of 2 DVDs may be series or box sets

1 Week Loan On:

  • Single Disc DVDs


3 Day Loan On:

  • Multimedia Projector

We offer a Vankyo #V600 multimedia projector for you to checkout and take home. It offers 1080p Full HD resolution and is compatible with memory cards, TV Stick, HDMI, VGA, USB, Xbox, iPhone and Android devices. It checks out with a remote control, carrying bag, power cord and instruction manuals.

Deposit: $125 deposit as a check or money order that gets returned when the equipment comes back to the library in good condition.
Checkout: 3 day checkout. This item is holdable and may be renewed 1 time if available.
Fees and costs: $250 replacement fee. $5 per day late fee.
Call Number: MMPPL -2

Returning Materials

For your convenience, you may return most materials in the drive-up book deposit, located in the south parking lot. Items placed in the Book Return will be held for 24 – 48 hours prior to checking them in.

Please do not return the following items in the drive-up, book return:

  • Hot Spots
  • Computers
  • Magazines
  • Toys
  • Puzzles
  • Games

Disc Repairs – Remove scratches and possibly make your discs play as good as new.

MRL can repair CDs, DVDs and Game Discs for a nominal fee. Ask staff for further details.

Renewing Material

As a courtesy, MRL automatically renews patron’s materials unless there is a hold on the item, the item is not renewable, or the maximum renewals were reached.

You may renew material either in person, online through your library account or by phone. Please have your library card in hand when performing this type of transaction.

These items may not be renewed:

  • Items on Hold for another borrower
  • Items previously renewed more than twice
  • Featured 2 week current holiday books
  • Items overdue more than 28 days

The following items may be renewed up to 2 additional loan periods:

  • 4-Week Books
  • Magazines
  • Sound Recordings
  • Pamphlets
  • College Catalogs
  • Compact Discs
  • Government Docs
  • All Children’s Materials (except featured 2 week current holiday books)
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Our mission is connecting people to information, inspiration, and infinite opportunities.
MRL offers our community a wide variety of materials, services, local history and programming for all ages. We offer nearly 100,000 items to check out and an endless supply of downloadable materials. Our staff offers exemplary service offering you assistance in finding just what you’re looking for.

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Online Catalog

MRL’s Online Catalog is a listing of all materials available for checkout or download. If you favorite item is checked out, please a hold on it and we’ll save it for you when it is returned to the library.  Browse the Catalog.
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MRL has a wide selection of audiobooks on CD that can be checked out from the library or downloaded to your handheld device.

Downloaded materials are available through our Libby App.

Magazines can be downloaded

Magazines and Newspapers

MRL has a selection of 100 magazines and various newspapers in the library located in the Brown Research Center on the lower level. Read the recent edition in the library or checkout back issues of magazines with your library card.

Downloadable magazines are available through RB Digital

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The library is open for browsing

Mon. - Thurs.  |  9:30am to 8:00pm
Friday  |  9:30am to 6:00pm
Saturday  |  9:30am to 4:00pm

Computer Workstations are available.
Arrange for Curbside Pick-up of library materials. Contact us for details.

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