Answered By: the Public Library
Last Updated: Oct 04, 2017     Views: 4493

The amount of items that you can check out depends on the type of card you have.

Most of our customers may check out up to 50 items at a time. Customers who do not have full accounts with us may borrow limited numbers and types of items.

How many can I borrow?
My Account Type Total Books & Magazines Media Digital
Customer 50 50 25 varies by provider 40
with parent's signature
25 25 25* varies by provider 5
Juvenile Only 25* 25* 25* varies by provider 5
without parent's signature
5 5* 5 varies by provider 5
Adult Limit
without proof of address or ID
2 2 2 varies by provider 2
Non-NM Resident 10 10 10 varies by provider 5

 *Children's materials only


Checkout Periods:
  • All items: 3 weeks
  • Digital Downloads
    • eBooks and eAudiobooks: varies by service
    • Digital Magazines from RBdigital: unlimited
    • Freegal Music: 3 songs download per week and 3 hours streaming per day

All items may be renewed on or near their due dates, so long as they have not been requested by other customers and they have not been renewed the maximum amount of time.

You can renew items in person at your local library, online through My Account, or by phone at (505) 768-5141 or any branch during our regular business hours.

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