Borrowing Information


Loan Periods: 

Items can be borrowed for two weeks and can be renewed twice. Items with open holds/requests cannot be renewed.

  • Exceptions
    • Hotspots check out for three weeks and cannot be renewed.

You can have a maximum of 50 items checked out at a time. You may check out 15 DVDs.


As of September 26, 2023, the Albert Lea Public Library is fine free on all materials. 

Interlibrary Loan Policies: 

Albert Lea Public Library cardholders can request items from libraries within SELCO and from libraries around the state. When you receive a book through interlibrary loan, the book follows the policies of the lending library, including due dates and fines.


Photocopies & Prints $0.10/page B&W, $0.25/page color
3rd Replacement Card within 12 months $3.00