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Bremen Public Library

304 N. Jackson St, Bremen, IN 46506  (574) 546-2849


Borrowing Policies

A patron must own a valid Bremen Public Library card in order to check materials out of the library. Registered patrons must have their library card or state issued ID / driver’s license with them to check out materials. A patron is responsible for all transactions on his/her library card. Loan periods and fines vary depending on the type of material. See the list below.

Overdue notices may be sent by telephone, e-mail or by U.S. postal service.

Digital Items:
Providers: OverDrive (Indiana Digital Download Center), Axis 360, and Hoopla
Limits, loan periods, and holds: determined by the provider
Fine: Not Applicable
Books: No limit
Loan: 2 weeks, may be renewed 1 time unless on hold
Holds:  Allowed
Fine: 10 cents per day per item, maximum $5 per item
Magazines: limit 15 per patron
Loan: 2 weeks, may be renewed 1 time unless on hold
Holds:  Allowed
Fine: 10 cents per day per item, maximum $5 per item
Compact Discs: limit 10 per patron
Loan: 2 weeks, may be renewed 1 time unless on hold
Holds:  Allowed
Fine: 10 cents per day per item, maximum $5 per item
Non-Fiction DVDs (with red sticker): limit 4 non-fiction and/or film DVDs per patron
Rental Fee: none
Loan: 2 days, may not be renewed
Items checked out on Friday and Saturday are due on Monday.
Holds:  Not allowed
Fine: $2.00 per day per item, holidays and Sundays included, maximum $10 per item
Films on DVD: limit 4 non-fiction and/or film DVDs per patron
Rental Fee: 25 cents
Loan: 2 days, may not be renewed
Items checked out on Friday and Saturday are due on Monday.
Holds:  Not allowed
Fine: $2.00 per day per item, holidays and Sundays included, maximum $10 per item
TV Series on DVD: limit 4 per patron
Rental Fee: $2.00
Loan: 7 days, may not be renewed
Holds:  Not allowed
Fine: $2.00 per day per item, holidays and Sundays included, maximum $10 per item
Art Prints: limit 4 per patron
Loan: 8 weeks, may not be renewed
Holds:  Allowed
Fine: 25 cents per day per item, maximum $5 per item
Kits: limit 10 per patron
Loan: 2 weeks, may be renewed 1 time unless on hold
Holds:  Allowed
Fine: 10 cents per day per item, maximum $5 per item

Revised and adopted by the Bremen Library Board of Trustees—December 29, 2014
DVD policies modified by the Bremen Library Board of Trustees—March 30, 2015