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City of Lake Oswego Library

How Long Can I Keep My Items?

Library card holders can check out up to 80 items & place up to 25 holds at a time. Most items may be renewed for up to 5 additional checkout periods if they have not been placed on hold by other users.  

Loan Periods for Library Materials:

28 Days (4 weeks)

Most materials


7 Days (One Week)

DVDs and VHS tapes


14 Days (Two Weeks)

New Fiction
Holiday Materials (during season)
Music CDs
Maps and Pamphlet







Please contact the Circulation Department at 503.636.7628 with any additional questions about loan periods.