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Library account services
These account services are available with your valid Peninsula Library System Library Card. Need a library card? Apply online!
Opt in to remember your borrowing history going forward
Get hold and overdue notices by email, rather than telephone or postcard! Also get courtesy pre-overdue notices (borrowers are responsible for returning items on time, even if pre-overdue notice is not received). To enroll or update:
Call our automated voice system anytime at 650-638-0399 in order to:
Hear fines and fees
Hear if items are currently being held for you
Hear titles and due dates for items you have out
Renew most items
Live telephone help
For live help, call 650-330-2501 during library hours.
The borrowing limits are as follows (if no holds on item):
DVDs: 1 week, 5 renewals
Quick Picks: 1 week, no renewals
LINK+ books: 1 week, 1 renewal possible depending on loaning library's policy
All other items: 3 weeks, 5 renewals
Hold (item transfer within PLS)
Internet login without library card
Replacement of card
Collection agency fee
Meeting room rental (per hour)
LINK+ fines and lost materials
There are no overdue fines for Menlo Park Library items
LINK+ items: $1 per day overdue / $10 maximum
Lost materials: The replacement charge for lost library materials includes the price of the item and a $5 processing fee. Payment for lost items is non-refundable. The library does not accept patron supplied replacements for lost items. LINK+ items that are lost or damaged incur a charge of $115 per item.
Eligible items are automatically renewed one day before each item's due date. Even with auto renewal, please continue to keep an eye on your due dates and renewals to avoid overdue charges.
Your library items will not be automatically renewed if:
The item is on hold for another patron
The maximum number of renewals (5) has been reached
It is an item from the Quick Pick collection, which are never renewable
Library account is not current and you have a balance of $15 or more