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Borrowing Items

As a Library member you may borrow and return items at any of the Ryde libraries.

You may:

  • borrow up to 35 items on your membership card  (limits apply to some collections)

  • borrow most items for 3 weeks

  • DVDs (movies), magazines, HSC books and Fast Reads for 1 week

 Collection Loan Limit
Book Club 3
Community Languages 8
Fast Reads 3
Inter Library Loan (ILL) 8
Science Kits 3
Toys 3

For the convenience of other members, and to avoid fines, please return items by the date due shown on the issue receipt. If you do not have a receipt:

In-library use items for loan 

Library members are able to loan, at no cost:

  • Portable scanners
  • Portable disc drives
  • Portable power bank chargers
  • Newspapers.

These items cannot be removed from the library.

Fast Reads 

  • Bringing best-selling books available to everyone for a 7-day loan period
  • High-demand titles
  • No reservations or renewals
  • Available at all City of Ryde libraries
  • Look for the green Fast Read sticker.



Last updated on 19 February 2020