Library Fines and Fees

Library Fines and Fees


Effective October 1, 2016



Overdue fines are charged to your account if those materials are not returned or renewed by the due date. Parents and guardians are held financially responsible for items checked out on their minor's library card. Borrowing privileges are suspended when an account has fines and fees at $10.00 and above. Rates are charged per item per day. The overdue fines are as follows:

Material Type
Fine per item
per day

Maximum fine accrued
Books for Adults
$0.10
$15.00
Books for Children
$0.10
$5.00
Audiobooks/music CDs
$0.10
$15.00
DVDs/BluRay
$1.00
$15.00
Storytime Kits
$5.00
$15.00
Other Kits $0.10 $15.00
Interlibrary Loan $1.00 $15.00
Electronic Device
$10.00
Actual Cost

Lost or damaged materials, exluding electronic devices, will be billed at the actual cost plus a $5.00 process fee. Lost or damaged electronic devices will be billed at the actual cost, including accessories, of the device or the next generation available if the original is no longer on the market plus $25.00.

If a library account holds a balance greater than $25.00 for more than 60 days with no payment activity, the account may be submitted to a collection agency and a service charge of $10 is added to the account.

Interlibrary Loan Fee - A $3.00 postage fee will be assessed for each item received by the Library.