Customers can checkout a total of 75 physical items at a time.
Renewals are not allowed when there are other customer holds on the material or when the material is owned by another library system.
DVDs and New & Notable items may not be renewed.
Holds cannot be placed on New & Notable items.
|Item Type||Loan Period||Checkout Limit||Renewal|
|Books, Audiobooks, Large Print Books||21 days||Up to 75||3 times|
|Print New & Notable Collections||14 days||Up to 75||No renewals|
|Digital New and Notable Collection||14 Days||3||No renewals|
|DVDs||7 days||10||No renewals|
|Music CDs||21 days||30||3 times|
|Magazines||21 days||Up to 75||3 times|
|Graphic Novels||21 days||Up to 75||3 times|
(ebooks, digital audiobooks)
|21 days||20 items (all formats combined)||Unlimited|
|hoopla digital: ebooks, digital audiobooks, ecomics||21 days||12 items per month (all formats combined)||Unlimited|
|hoopla digital: movies & TV||3 days||12 items per month (all formats combined)||Unlimited|
|hoopla digital: music||7 days||12 items per month (all formats combined)||Unlimited|
Kansas City Public Library materials may be renewed up to three (3) times except when there are other customer requests for the material or when the material is owned by another library system.
* DVD checkouts and New & Notable items may not be renewed.
Pick Up a Hold
You'll be notified by email when the item is ready to pick up. The pick up date also displays in your catalog account for all available holds. Telephone and postal mail notifications are not available. You have 10 days to pick up an item once it becomes available.
Holds are placed on a dedicated shelf at each location. Each item is marked with your initials and the last four (4) digits of your library card number. Held items are alphabetized according to the first letter on the sticker.
If you need to change the pickup location, call us at 816.701.3400 and we can change the location for you. If your hold is available but you no longer need it, please call us to cancel the hold.
* Note: holds cannot be placed on New & Notable items.
Overdues & Fines
Materials are considered overdue if not returned or renewed by the due date. Fines are charged on all items for each day overdue. Customers may continue to check out materials until fines total $30.00.
|Material||Fine||Maximum Fine per Item|
|DVDs||$1 per day||$3|
|All other Library materials||10 cents per day||$2|