Loan Periods & Limits

Loan periods, limits and replacement fees depend on the type of item you’re borrowing. Log in to your myBPL account to see the items you have borrowed, when they’re due, and any fees you have on your account.

A total of 80 items can be checked out on each card at one time, including up to 30 DVDs/Blu-Rays, 5 video games, 2 Library of Things items, and 2 Launchpads.  Borrow up to 20 eBooks/audiobooks at a time from cloudLibrary. You can also get 4 Instant eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, TV shows, music CDs, or comics each month from Hoopla.

Fees can be paid online by credit card using SmartPay, our online payment tool. Learn more about SmartPay and read our Frequently Asked Questions on our SmartPay Online Payment page


Item Type Loan Period
Books (Adult, Teen, & Junior) 3 weeks
DVDs & Blu-Rays (limit of 30 DVDs or Blu-Rays per card)
     Standard 1 week
     TV Shows 3 weeks
Audiobooks 3 weeks
Music CDs 3 weeks
Magazines (Adult, Teen, & Junior) 1 week
Video Games (limit of 5 per card) 1 week
Language Kits 3 weeks
Bike Locks 4 hours
Bike Repair Kits 1 week
Birdwatching Kits (Adult & Junior) 1 week
Bocce Ball Kits 1 week
Car Diagnostic Readers 1 week
Cognitive Care Kits 3 weeks
C-Pen ReaderPens 3 weeks
Daisy Disc Reader/Players 4 weeks
Disc Golf Sets 3 weeks
Fishing Rods 1 week
Gardening Kits (Adult & Junior) 1 week
Ghost Hunting Kits 1 week
Ladder Toss Kits 1 week
Launchpads 3 weeks
Light Therapy Lamps 3 weeks
Musical Instruments 3 weeks
Ontario Parks Vehicle Permits 1 week
Pickleball Kits 1 week
Projector Kits 1 week
Sensory Support Kits 3 weeks
Snowshoe Kits 1 week
Spike Ball Kits 1 week
Tabletop Game Kits (Adult, Teen, & Junior) 3 weeks
Telescope Kits 1 week
Tennis Kits (Adult & Junior) 1 week
Wellness Kits 3 weeks
Wye Marsh Family Day Pass 1 week

Check out our Library of Things for more information about what you can borrow from the library that goes beyond the traditional!

Replacement Costs for Lost, Damaged or Incomplete Items

Items that are 21 days overdue are considered lost and the replacement cost of that item will be billed to your account. When the item is returned, the fee will be removed from your account.

Due to the nature of library materials, replacements provided by the patron are generally not accepted and the actual replacement charge for the lost or damaged item is issued.

Any multi-part item returned incomplete (missing discs or components) is subject to replacement costs for the full set of items.