Douglas County Library System (Oregon)

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Renew a book

loan period and instructions on how to renew a book

~Loan Period~
Library materials may be checked out and returned to any of our eleven outlets. All materials have a 21-day loan period. There is a 50 item limit for total items checked out to any one patron. If there have been no reserves placed on borrowed materials, they may be renewed up to two times. Online and automated phone renewals must be conducted on or before the due date.

~How to Renew Items~

  • call 541-440-4353 to renew items and check holds using the automated phone system. For more details see below.
  • for staff assistance by phone call your local library.
  • online (your account
  • in person

Please be aware that certain conditions will block renewals.

Using the Automated Phone Renewal System
You will be asked for your library card number and numerical PIN to access the following options:

  • Hear a list of items checked out.
    Provides options to renew ALL your items or a specific item.
  • Hear a list of items on filled holds and unfilled holds.