Fines & Fees

  1. Damaged/Lost Items
    1. The library will charge replacement costs for items which are overdue by 60 days or for items which are damaged or lost
    2. The replacement cost will be assessed by the library and will include the purchase cost and the processing cost of the item.
    3. It may not be possible to replace a specific item with an identical one. Charges will be levied based on the cost of a suitable item or the current average price of materials when an item is not replaced.
    4. Replacement of the item will be left to the discretion of the library, in keeping with their selection policy.
  1. Overdues and Fines
    • The library board establishes fines as a deterrent to the late return of materials.
    • Fines may be waived, at the discretion of the library staff, for unusual or serious circumstances.