Fines and Fees

Policy Statement


Fines

Fees

Partial payments will be accepted for fines and damaged items. Any financial obligation of $25 or more posted on a patron’s account will cause the account to be blocked in the circulation system.


Acceptable Forms of Payment

Cash, personal and business checks, and money orders can be accepted as payment for all library fines and fees.

Fines for Cataloged Items

Upon return of overdue materials, fines may be levied by the Library Director or designated library employee at each branch based on the following guidelines:


FEES


Library Card Replacement Fee


Materials Processing Fee

The processing fee for a lost or damaged item is $5.00. This fee is non-refundable.


Substituting a Replacement or Copy


Lost Item Fee


Fine and Fee Summary

Replacement Library Card $2
Unusable barcode on card no charge
Minor barcode/pocket damage on item $2.50
Music/video/audio insert $5
Audio case $8
DVD case $5
CD case $5
Hanging ILL bag $5
ILL checkout card $5
Missing CD from lease item $15 (no processing fee)
Replacement books, CDs, MP3s
Cost varies - contact your library.
Replacement DVDs $25
Interlibrary Loans $75

*This list is subject to change if/when the vendor makes a change to cost.

(Effective date May 17, 2021)