Books renew automatically every 7 days provided they have not been requested by other readers.
You can check the items you have on loan and when they are due back by viewing your Library account online (see 'Whats new in Library Search' FAQ at bottom of page)
You can also do this by telephone (0191 208 7713), in person or via Library Help.
There is a limit to how long an item can be renewed depending on your membership:
When this limit is reached you have to bring the item to the library for renewal.
Books are not eligible for renewal if
Inter-Library Loan items are not automatically renewable. You should bring the item back to the Library on or just before the due date so that staff can check that renewal is possible. You will be charged £1.50 for the renewal and no further renewal will be possible.