Starting Monday, January 10 we will be reducing our operating hours in response to reduced staffing as a result of the current COVID surge.

Our new hours will be:

Monday & Wednesday: 9am-5pm

Tuesday & Thursday: 11am-7pm

Friday: 12pm-5pm

Saturday: 10am-5pm

All programming will be held online for the rest of January.

Pearl River Public Library

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Loan Policies and Schedules

Patrons must present their own valid library card for all transactions.

Please note: Items patrons request may be loaned from other libraries. Loan periods and overdue fines are determined by the library of ownership and may be different from PRPL policies.

Adult Materials
Express/Fast Books -- 2 week loan
Books -- 4 week loan
Audiobooks -- 4 week loan (Limit 3)
Music CDs – 2 week loan
New Music CDs -- 2 week loan (limit 5)
Great Courses Lecture DVDs/CDs– 4 week loan (Limit 3)
Magazines – 2 week loan
Late fees are 10 cents/day per item

Museum Passes – 3 day loan (Limit 1)
Adult PRPL cardholders only
Late fees are $10.00/day, max. $50 (each pass)

Children's Materials
Books -- 4 week loan
Holiday Books – 2 week loan
Audiobooks -- 4 week loan
Music CDs– 2 week loan
Magazines – 2 week loan
Late fees are 5 cents/day per item

Video Materials
New DVDs – 3 day loan (Limit 3 per category)
DVDs -- 7 day loan (Limit 5 TOTAL, not by category)
New TV Series/Select Info DVDs – 7 day loan (Limit 3)
TV Series/Select Info  -- 14 day loan (Limit 3)
Late fees are $1.00/day each DVD

New Video Games -- 3 day loan (Limit 1 per PRPL cardholder)
Older Video Games -- 7 day loan (Limit 3)
Late fees are $1.00/day


No Renewals

Children's Audiobooks
Children's Holiday Book
New Music CDs
New DVDs
Museum Passes
New Video Games


Lost Materials Fees

Books: Replacement cost
Audio-visual Materials: Replacement costs plus $5.00 processing fee
Library cards: $3.00 replacement fee
Museum Pass $50.00


The Pearl River Public Library accepts no responsibility for possible damage to your equipment.