Our circulating collection is available for free to any patron in the MidYork System. See below for loan periods and restrictions.
Late fees: The library no longer charges patrons for overdue items. We do still charge you for the cost of long overdue items which will block your account. See a library staff member if you have any questions.
New Books: New books circulate for two weeks.
New DVDs: New DVDs circulate for three days.
Books/Audiobooks: Books and audiobooks circulate for three weeks.
DVDs: DVDs circulate for one week. There is a limit of 5 DVD’s per card.
Newspapers/Magazines: The Utica Observer-Dispatch and Herkimer Times Telegram are available for in-library use. Magazines circulate for one week.
Mid-York System: As part of the Mid-York library system, Ilion Library is able to access books not found on its shelves. Requests may be placed at the main desk or online.
Interlibrary Loan: If a desired item is not available within the Mid-York system, a title may be requested from outside the system. This type of request may be placed at the main desk and may require a $3.00 postage fee.
IS YOUR ACCOUNT BLOCKED?
For Juveniles (Patrons under the age of 18) there is a $3.00 fine limit. For Adults, the fine limit is $5.00. Those with fines above this amount may not take out items, use our public computers, or put holds on items in the Mid-York catalog. Once your items are returned or replaced, your account will be cleared.
Items with no holds will be automatically renewed up to 2 times. Items with hold requests may not be renewed. Renewals are at the discretion of the library staff.