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Clearwater Public Library System Policies


PPLC membership

The Clearwater Public Library System (CPLS) is a member of the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative (PPLC) and abides by PPLC circulation policies, including loan periods, overdue fines, and library card eligibility.

Reserves

Reserves may be placed by calling the Answer Line at (727) 562-4970, in-person at any Clearwater Public Library System branch, or via the Online Library Catalog with a valid PIN number. You are limited to 8 holds on DVDs and 15 on all other materials.

Renewals

Items, except DVDs, may be renewed up to 2 times if there are no requests for the item. DVDs may be renewed 1 time if there are no requests for the item.

Many policies are explained in more detail in our Questions and Answers.