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Loan Periods

The following are the loan periods for Sandwich items. Items borrowed from other libraries are subject to the lending library’s loan periods and fines. Items from other libraries may be due on a day when Sandwich is closed. If returned to Sandwich on the date the item is due, and the library is closed, you will incur a late fee. (Click here for a complete list of libraries and hours.)

Loan Periods and Renewals:

  • DVD/Video: 7 days, 1 renewal, unless another patron has requested the item.
  • Most non-fiction DVD's: 14-day loan, 1 renewal, unless another patron has requested the item.
  • Book/Magazine/Audio: 14 day loan, 2 renewals, unless another patron has requested the item.

    Renew online! Or call (508)888-0625 to renew. Please have your library card available.


  • DVD/Video/..............................$1.00 per day/item
  • Book/Magazine/Audio Items.......$0.02 per day/item
  • Home Energy Detective Kit ..........$5.00 per day
  • Museum Passes.........................$5.00 per day

Book & Video Drop Returns

The library offers a book drop next to the main side door to allow patrons to return items when the library is closed.

Remote Drop Box

Library materials may be returned to the Forestdale drop box near Stop & Shop in Sandwich Commons on Quaker Meetinghouse Road.
Museum passes must be returned to the main library building.



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