Checking Out Materials

Seating at Lodi Public LibraryCheckouts are done on one of three Self-Check Machines located near the inner lobby doors. You must have your library card in your possession to check out. 

Check Out Limits

You may have a total of 10 items checked out to you. This may include books, magazines, and media. 

Media Limits

Type of MediaCheck Out Limit
Adult or Teen DVDs10
Children’s Cassettes 10
Children’s DVDs10
Magazines3 per title
Music CDs10

Loan Period

Most materials are checked out for 3 weeks.


Most items may be renewed in person, by telephone, or online. A total of 3 renewals are allowed on each item unless the item is being held for another patron. Magazines may be renewed once.


Most items may be placed on hold in person, by telephone, or online. When the item is available for pick up, we will email or mail you a notice. Holds not picked up during the 10 day pick-up period will be charged a $1 restocking fee per item. Read more about fines and fees.