Winter Sundays at the Main Library

The Farmington Main Library is open Sundays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM January - March. Check out THIS POST to find out about our upcoming Sunday programs.

Borrowing Guidelines

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Loan Periods

Adult new books, tablets, and Kindle eReaders circulate for 2 weeks. DVDs, CDs, and Video Games may be borrowed for one week. Most other materials are loaned for three weeks. Fast View DVDs are loaned for three days. Most Farmington and Barney Library materials may be renewed once if no other patron is waiting for the material. Items may be renewed in person, by phone or online.

Log into your library account by visiting the catalog to check on the current due dates of your items. If you are signed up for e-mail notifications, courtesy reminders are sent two days before an item’s due date.

Limited Quantity Items

The checkout limit for your card is a total of 100 items with select items being available to check out in limited quantities including:

  • 7 DVDs
  • 2 Board Games
  • 1 Museum Pass
  • 1 eReader/Tablet
  • 2 Video Games
  • 2 Library of Things items
  • 1 Kids’ Activity Kit


The overdue fine rate for the following items are as follows:

  • Laptops $25.00/day
  • Museum Passes $5.00/day
  • Tablets and Kindles $5.00/day
  • Electronic Library of Things items $5.00/day


Log into your library account by visiting the catalog to place holds, or by contacting us by phone or email. When your holds are available to pick up, you’ll be contacted by email or phone.  Holds will be held for 5 days. 

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loans can be requested by Farmington residents by calling or emailing the Adult department at 860-673-6791 or We only can request items from instate institutions. We obtain all our items from ReQuest, the state library catalog. Items are checked out for three weeks, while DVDs are loaned for 7 days. Patrons are limited to 5 titles per request. 

ILL Form

Please visit the catalog to place a hold on items available from LCI libraries.

Interlibrary loan (ILL) service allows The Farmington Libraries patrons access to materials from in-state institutions through ReQuest, the state library catalog. Newly released items (one year or newer) are not available for ILL.

ILL Items are typically checked out for three weeks with DVDs loaning for 7 days. Patrons are limited to 5 titles per request.

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