Dauphin County Library System: Open for Discovery!
  • Borrowing Books, Music, Movies & More!

    Your library card gives you FREE access to virtually any materials imaginable, both current and ageless. We have books, movies, music, magazines, online access, people to help you with research and programs to help you grow.

    Loan Periods:

    Books, audiobooks, music and magazines - 3 week loan

    Bestseller Express (Popular authors and titles available on a first come first served basis) - 2 week loan

    Entertainment DVDs ($2.00 per movie) - 1 week loan

    District or Interlibrary Loans – Dependent upon the lending library

    Maximum number of total items per library card: 100
    Maximum number of CDs per library card: 100
    Maximum number of DVDs per library card : 100
    Maximum number of Bestseller Express titles per library card : 3

    Digital Material Loan Periods:

    Overdrive eBooks and eAudiobooks – 7 or 14 day loan period, patron may choose desired loan period at checkout. Maximum loan of 6 digital titles per library card at a time.




    Freading eBooks – 14 day loan period


    Tumblebooks – No loan period


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