Remember to bring your card when you visit the library. It is your ticket to borrowing many items, using computers and accessing library databases. Find out how to get a library card.
Regular cardholders may borrow up to 50 items at any one time.
New cardholders may borrow up to 10 items at one time for the first 90 days of membership.
Borrowing limits by category:
|Most library materials||50|
|Most books||3 weeks|
|DVDs & CDs||3 weeks|
|Items with requests||2 weeks|
|Superloans (Bestsellers)||1 week|
|Book Club Kits||6 weeks|
|Storytime Kits||6 weeks|
Borrowing materials from Surrey Libraries is free. However, if your materials are returned late, fines will be applied your account. Read more about fines and fees.
Return materials to any branch of Surrey Libraries, no matter which branch you borrowed them from. Return chutes are available after the library closes (except at Guildford Library). Books should be deposited spine first.
You may also return materials from Surrey Libraries to other InterLINK public libraries in the Lower Mainland.
Place a hold to reserve a library item that is not currently available, and you will be contacted when your item is available for pickup. When your hold arrives, bring the card you used to place the hold in order to pick up your hold items. Hold must be picked up within 7 days of arrival or a $1 charge will be applied to your account.
A maximum of 2 renewals is allowed on items not requested by others. There are no renewals on Superloans, DVDs, or Book Club Kits.
Check your own library record from home using a touch tone phone: Call 604-502-6333.
Telemessaging is available daily, except between 11:00pm Fridays to 4:00am Saturdays.
By phone you can: