Library Policies

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Items Check-out period
Books 21 days
Audios (CDRs, Playaways, Books on Tape) 21 days
DVDs & VHS 5 days
Laptops 3 days
CDMs 5 days
Short Loans 7 days

Exception: Short Loans are new release books with a high demand; are loaned for a period of 7 days if the item has five or more requests for it.

Check In and/or Renewals

All items checked out can be returned to and/or renewed at any Vermilion Parish Library Branch or the Mobile Library.


Books, DVDs, VHS, Audios and magazines can be renewed 2 times. Short Loans and Laptops cannot be renewed.
Note: Items may not be renewed if there is a request waiting.
Items may be renewed twice if no request is waiting.
Patrons are able to renew and/or request items online in the online catalog.

Adopted August 8, 2012 by the Vermilion Parish Library Board of Control.