Checkout Terms
Patrons may check out a total of 25 items.  Checkout periods are:

  • Books & Magazines – 3 weeks (limit of 5 the first day & 25 thereafter)
  • Express Books – 1 week (limit of 7)
  • New Books – 3 weeks (limit of 7)
  • Audiobooks – 3 weeks (limit of 7, must be age 16 or older)
  • Music CDs – 3 weeks (limit of 7, must be age 16 or older)
  • Computer CD-ROMs – 1 week (limit of 7, must be age 16 or older)
  • DVDs – 1 week (limit of 7, must be age 16 or older)
  • Deposit Books/software – 3 week with deposit

Materials can be returned to any branch.  Each branch has drop boxes for drive-thru return. Materials, excluding CD-ROMs & DVDs, without holds can be renewed twice.  Renew items over the phone at 770-382-4203 or online.


Overdue Fees
Please return or renew materials on time to avoid fines. Fines for overdue materials are as follows:

  • Books, Magazines, Audiobooks, Music CDs and CD-ROMs - $.15/day
  • DVDs - $1.00/day
  • Deposit Items - $1.00/day


Damaged Items
The Library will assess a charge for lost items or items returned with damage not considered consistent with normal wear and tear.  A $5.00 processing fee will also be applied for lost or damaged materials.

Card use is suspended if $10.00 in fees accrues.

View the Library Program Policy for a full description of Library Membership and borrowing policies.