San Rafael Public Library

Checkout Limits

Item Type 

Max # 

Loan Length 

Renewals  

Books, Magazines, Kits 

50 

3 weeks 

Two x 3 weeks 

Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 

20 

3 weeks 

Two x 3 weeks 

“Most Wanted” Books or Media 

Same as above 

3 weeks 

None 

Park Passes 

1 

1 week 

None 

Book Club items 

1 

6 weeks 

Two x 3 weeks 

LinkPlus items 

50 

Determined by owning institution 

Note that most items will be automatically renewed if that is possible, with verification via email. Any book or media item (excluding new or high-demand materials) may be checked out for 6 weeks initially as a “vacation checkout” by staff. Note that checkout periods for items belonging to other Marin libraries may differ, as they set their own policies. 

 

Other information and fees

Lost or Damaged Materials
Cost of the material, plus $8 processing fee
 

Lost or Damaged Magazine/Periodical
Cover price of issue, no processing fee
 

LinkPlus Lost/Damaged Material
Up to $115, as determined by the owning institution
 

Replacement disc for audiobooks, DVDs, other media
Cost of the single disc, plus $8 processing fee
 

Replacement part for item damaged/missing from any Kit
Cost of the material, plus $8 processing fee
 

The library does not accept personally purchased replacements.

 

Printing & copying

$0.20/page for black & white 

$1.00/page for color 

  • Downtown Library

    Hours
    Sun: 10:00-5:00
    Mon: 9:00-7:00
    Tues: 9:00-7:00
    Weds: 9:00-7:00
    Thurs: 9:00-7:00
    Fri: 10:00-5:00
    Sat: 10:00-5:00

    Contact
    (415) 485-3323

    Address
    1100 E Street (at 5th Avenue)
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Pickleweed Library

    Hours
    Sun: closed
    Mon: closed
    Tues: 9:00-5:00
    Weds: 9:00-5:00
    Thurs: 11:00-7:00
    Fri: 10:00-5:00
    Sat: 10:00-5:00

    Contact
    (415) 485-3483

    Address
    50 Canal Street
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Northgate Library

    Hours
    Sun: closed
    Mon: closed
    Tues: closed
    Weds: 11:00-5:00
    Thurs: 11:00-5:00
    Fri: 11:00-5:00
    Sat: 11:00-5:00

    Contact
    (415) 524-2694

    Address
    5800 Northgate Drive
    San Rafael, CA 94903


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