Borrowing Items

Borrowing Materials

What Can I Borrow?

  • Books, Large Print, Board Books, and Graphic Novels
  • Digital materials: including eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMusic, eVideo, eLearning, eMagazines and research resources
  • Audiobook CDs
  • DVDs
  • Magazines
  • Video Games: Wii, WiiU, PS3, PS4, XBox360, Xbox One
  • Music CDs
  • Kits including pedometers and Kill-a-Watt appliance meteres

Loan Periods

Loan periods

  • 3 weeks from the date of borrowing for most items
  • 2 weeks for high demand items
  • 2 weeks for magazines
  • 7 days for all DVDs, Games and Frequent Flyers (except DVD Frequent Flyers)
  • 2 days for all Frequent Flyers DVDs
  • 1 week for some seasonal items

Due dates are extended from the date of renewal. Two renewals, if there are no other requests for the item. Extended loans for vacations, et cetera, available upon request.

Fines

Fines

Fines are charged for materials returned to the library after the date they are due. They may be returned up until midnight of the date they are due without a fine. Fines are not charged on days the library is closed.

Important: Please note that up-to-date fine totals are calculated once materials have been returned to the library (therefore fines appearing in your account may not reflect final amounts due).

  • $1.00 per day for overdue Frequent Flyers (except DVD Frequent Flyers), Games and DVDs to a $10.00 maximum
  • $2.00 per day for overdue Frequent Flyer DVDs to a $20.00 maximum
  • 25¢ per day for all other overdue material
  • $10.00 maximum per item
  • $40.00 maximum total fine

An accumulation of unpaid fines will result in the suspension of library privileges.

Lost and Damaged Items

Lost and Damaged Items

The full cost of the item plus a processing fee of $5.00 per item will be charged.

A charge of $5.00 will be levied for for lost DVD and CD cases.

Use of Library AV Materials

The Milton Public Library is not responsible for any damage to patron's audio visual equipment as a result of using library audio visual material.

Reciprocal Borrowing

Reciprocal Borrowing

You may use your Milton library card without charge at the following public libraries: Oakville, Burlington, Halton Hills, Hamilton and Wellington County. You must show your Milton library card and be registered in their database.

Purchase Suggestions

Purchase Suggestions

You may make suggestions for the library to purchase by emailing: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please give us as much information as you can about the author and title. We cannot purchase every suggestion. If you want a hold placed on material suggested, please provide your name and library card number.