Loan Periods/Fines & Fees

Loan Periods: 

 These items have a 21 day loan period:
  • Books (50 per patron)
  • Audiobooks (5 per patron, CD-ROM, Playaways)
  • Magazines (5 per patron)
  • Bifolkal/Backpacks (2 per patron)
  • Digital Devices (1 per patron) Must be at least 18 years of age and cannot be borrowed by patrons on Limited Status.

These items have a 7 day loan period:

  • DVD Movies (Maximum of 10 per patron)
  • Video Games (2 per patron)
  • View Players (2 per patron)
  • Music CDs (5 per patron)

These items have a 2 day loan period:

  • Quickie DVD Movies/Blu-ray (4 per patron, included in 10 DVD maximum)

Fines and & Fees

We strongly encourage patrons to return materials by their due date to assure the availability of materials to others. Calculate any fines or fees.
 
In the event of a late return, there will be a fine added to the patron's account.  A fine of 10 cents per day per item will be charged for books, magazines, Music CDs and audiobooks.
  • DVD/Quickie movies are 50 cents per day per item
  • Video games, View Players & Digital Devices are 50 cents per day.
Damaged or Lost Items:
If a library item is damaged or lost the cost of the item, plus a $3.00 processing fee will be added to your library account. The cost of the item can be acquired by contacting the Circulation Desk at (740) 852-9543.

Overdue notices will be mailed when items are 7 days overdue.  Overdue bills will be mailed when items are 21 days overdue.

Patrons with unpaid balances of $10.00 on their accounts will not be able to check out any materials until the balance is paid down to less than $10.00.

Any parent, legal guardian’s or child’s library account that has more than $50 in fines will block all family member’s accounts from use until each account is below $50 in fines.

Patron accounts with unpaid balances over $50 of lost materials will be turned over to a collection agency and a $10 service fee will be added to the account balance.

Reserves

If a library item does not have a hold restriction it may be reserved by a patron. Patrons will be notified when the item is available.  The patron has three days to pick up the item that is being held.

You can check your library account through the Library Online Catalog at Patron Account
 
Prints, Copies and Faxes:
Patrons can print or make copies using the Library's computers or copy machines.
  • Black and white printing and copying is 15 cents per page.
  • Color printing and copying is $1.25 per page.
  • We will fax a document at $1.00 per page.  We do not receive faxes on behalf of patrons. 

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