In our efforts to increase equity of access within our community, Derby Public Library is proud to announce that it has officially gone Fine Free. We will no longer charge overdue fines on Derby Public Library items.
* Must be picked up at Derby Public Library
+ Maximum number of videos (at any one time): Eight (8) consists of four (4) Adult DVDs and four (4) Children DVDs; however two (2) TV series limited to the total of four (4) Adult DVDs
** Must be returned directly to a Derby Public Library staff member. Limit of one (1) pass per day per family and maximum four (4) passes in a 30-day period, first come, first served.
# Must be returned directly to a staff member. Patron must be a Derby Public Library card holder age 18+ in good standing with a current library card and have a valid CT driver’s license or valid photo ID in lieu of driver’s license to borrow a hotspot.
$2.00 per day, up to $100 max.
$10.00 / day up to full Replacement cost $180
Need to return something after library hours?
For your convenience, the Library offers book drops near the main entrance and children’s entrance, so it’s easy to return items after library hours. DVDs and CDs can also be returned in the designated slots near the drop boxes.
Renewals and Reserves
Circulating materials may be reserved by patrons at the Library, by telephone or online. Patrons will be notified by phone, text (carrier charges apply) or email (if provided) when the material becomes available. Patrons may also renew materials at the Library, by phone or online for one renewal period per item unless someone else is waiting for the item. Exception: you cannot renew DVDs nor renew/reserve recreation passes.