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Fines, Fees, and Limits
Fines, Fees and Limits
Library Handbook TOC
  1. Adaptive Technology
  2. Behavior
  3. Call Numbers & Locations
  4. Circulation & Reserves
  5. Fines, Fees, Limits
  6. Library Cards
  7. Library PINs
  8. Printers and Copiers
  9. Renew Your Books
  10. Reference
Main Book Collection
  • Five per call number limit
  • Five titles limit for Oversize and Juvenile
  • Overdue fine $.25 per day, to a maximum fine of $5.00 each title.
Audio Visual Circulating Collections
  • Three-week loan period
  • Five title limit (combined for CD, DVD, Audiobook, Kit and Record)
  • Overdue fine $0.25 per day (prior to Spring 2016: $2.00 per day)
  • For Audio formats: maximum fine of $25 each title
  • For Video formats: maximum fine of $100 each title.
Skills Express (Test-taking and Resumes)
  • One-week loan period
  • Two title limit
  • Overdue fine $.50 per day, to a maximum fine of $5.00 each title.
Careers Shelf (Vocational Planning materials)
  • One-week loan period
  • Overdue fine $.50 per day, to a maximum fine of $5.00 each title.
Reserve Titles (Course materials)
  • Most Reserves check-out for One Hour, In-Library-Use only.
  • Some Reserves check-out for longer than one hour.
  • A few reserves check-out overnight (or longer), and are due at 9:15 a.m. the next day the library is open.
  • Reserve check-out is limited to Two titles.
  • Unless others are waiting, there is no limit on renewals for 'library use only' reserves.
  • Overdue fine $5.00 per hour for 1st 10 hours ($50.00); In addition, there will be a $5.00 charge per day up to a maximum fine of $100.00 per titles.
  • Minimum Reserve item replacement fee is $100.00.
Interlibrary Loan (Borrowing materials from other libraries)
  • Overdue fines are $5.00 per day, up to a maximum fine of $100 per item.
  • Loan periods, renewal and replacement fees vary, and are set by lending library.
User accounts with excessive overdues, fines and fees are eligible for assignment to an outside collections agency.

Damaged/Lost Library Materials Charges
NOTE: A $15 non-refundable processing fee is included in total replacement charge for all items.
Material Replacement cost
Books/Printed Materials Hardcover $75.00
Paperbacks $40.00
Oversize $125.00
Reference $125.00
Juvenile $40.00
Periodicals $40.00
InterLibrary Loan $115.00
Special Collections items$115.00
Audiovisual materials Compact Discs $40.00 per disc
A/V Accompanying Booklets$40.00
Audiobooks $115.00
Cassette binders, etc. $3.00
CD envelope, etc. $1.00
CD-ROM $145.00
DVDs/BluRay $115.00
Kits (Multimedia sets) $265.00
VHS $115.00
Reserve Course Books $115.00
Flashcards $115.00
Last update: 7 Dec 2015.



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