Fines, Fees, and Notices

Borrowing Guidelines

Media TypeLoan PeriodOverdue ChargesCheck out Limits
Books21 days20 cents per dayMaximum items:  30

DVDs:             10

New Books, Best-Sellers (except Hot Picks)
14 days20 cents per day
Hot Picks
7 days, NO renewal
20 cents per day
Audio Books21 days20 cents per day
DVDs7 days20 cents per day
Music CDs21 days20 cents per day
Materials are allowed 2 renewals unless on hold for a patron.
Maximum fines accrued per item are $10.
Lost items are billed replacement cost + fines + non-refundable administration fee set by the owning library.
Downloadable Electronic Resources

eAudio and eBooks


OneClick Digital

 up to 14 days

No fines

10 total checkouts

5 total checkouts
eMagazine (Zinio) No fines
eMusic (Freegal)Yours foreverNo fines5 per week

Overdue Materials Recovery

What happens when your items are:
  • 1 Week Overdue?
    First notice from the library - Email or text message only.
  • 2 Weeks Overdue?
    Second Email or text message notice from the library - or first telephone notification (recorded message) if no Email address available.
  • 30 Days from the due date?
    The library assumes you have lost materials – Telephone notification (recorded message).
  • 60 Days Overdue?
    In addition to the existing overdue fines, your library account is charged the replacement cost of materials and a non-refundable administrative fee per item.  The library forwards your account to Unique Management (UM), a materials recovery agency, and the library account is charged $10.00.  UM sends three letters and calls you twice.
  • 360 Days Overdue?
    Replacement cost and fines must be paid and items may not be returned.
181 Days Overdue?
UM reports your overdue account to a credit bureau.


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