Check Out Policies

Check Out Time

Most library materials check out for 2 weeks.


Most materials may be returned at any library location. Outside book returns are available for returns when libraries are closed.


Materials may be renewed for 2 more weeks in person, by telephone, or online by visiting your account. Call your specific library location for details about telephone renewals:

  • Rowan County Public Library: 704-216-8228
  • South Rowan Regional Library: 704-216-7727
  • East Branch: 704-216-7838

Late Fees

Yes, we do have late fees - most items are 20 cents per day, per item.