Pequannock Residents – Your Library Card
Any resident of Pequannock, business or property owner (Pequannock taxpayer), or student of a Pequannock school is entitled to a free library card.
There is a small fee of $1.00 to replace a lost library card.
Children are entitled to sign up for their own library card when they are enrolled in kindergarten.
Your password default is the last four digits of your telephone number. You may change your password through your account in the online main library catalog.
Patrons whose home libraries are in Morris County can use their library cards to borrow items from the Pequannock Library.
A non-resident who is employed in Pequannock and resides outside of Morris County may borrow from the Pequannock Library using their home library card provided it has an open borrowing sticker.
General Books: 28 days
New Books: 14 or 28 days
Travel Books: 14 days
Holiday Books: 14 days
CDs: 14 days
Books on CD: 14 days
CD-ROMs: 7 days
NOOKS : 14 days
Videos and DVDs
New Entertainment DVDs (under 3 months) 2 days: $1.00 charge
Videos and Older DVDs 7 days: no charge
Magazines (back issues) 14 days
Reference materials do not circulate. If there is a classroom assignment, we may need to hold materials aside for student use.
Most materials may be renewed providing no other patron is waiting. Renewals must be made in person, by telephone or online with your library card and password.
Some of the books you want will be in use by other readers, or on order. Please request a hold on materials not on our shelf in person, by telephone or online. You will be contacted when the item is available. You must pick the item up within one week.
Some items may not be reserved.
We will obtain materials from other libraries for Pequannock Township residents. Some books, of interest to only a few readers, may not be purchased by our library. We are able to obtain books from out-of-county libraries for you. We will call you when the book you requested has arrived for you to pick up at the Pequannock Library.
When we extend the search to non-public libraries and libraries out of state, there may be a postage and handling charge incurred to obtain the item, Most items can be sent via interlibrary loan at no charge. A few libraries also charge for the service of loaning a book, but this is rare; in cases we ask you to cover the cost.
In cases where we request photocopies of documents for you, we may be charged for the copies and would ask you to cover the cost.
Please return the items you borrow on time so that others will have the chance to borrow them. A fine is charged for items not returned on time.
Fines are as follows:
10 cents per day with the exception of
Entertainment DVDs $2 per day
NOOKs $5 per day
When overdue materials are returned, the maximum fines are per item.
Hardcover Adults’ Book: $5
Paperback Book (Adults or Children): $5
Audio Visual Materials (all types, adult and children): $10
Hardcover Childrens’ Books: $5
Lost or Damaged Book or Item: Price of item or replacement cost.
A patron is responsible for all materials charged out on his/her card. Parents or guardians are responsible for all materials charged out by their children. Damages, beyond reasonable wear, will be assessed by the library. Materials that are lost or damaged will be charged to the patron.
No materials may be borrowed if the fine/bill record for a patron is $5.00 or more
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Pequannock Township Public Library,
477 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
Telephone (973) 835-7460 Fax (973) 835-1928