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Fees and Fines

Electronic Media

DVDVHSBooks on Tape and CDRecorded MusicVideo Games
Rental FeeFreeFreeFreeFreeFree
Loan Period7 days7 days21 days (3 weeks)5 days7 days
Late Fee/Item (1)$1 per day$1 per day.20 per day.20 per day$1 per day
Maximum Overdue (2)$10$10$10$10$10
Damages (3)ReplacementReplacementReplacementReplacementReplacement
Replacement Cost (4)ActualActualActual or $20ActualActual
Processing Fee (5)$10
LocationsMain Library
All Branches
Main Library
Main Library
All Branches
Main Library,
Chandler Park, 
Chase, Duffield,
Edison, Elmwood Park, 
Franklin, Knapp, Lincoln, Monteith, Redford, Sherwood Forest, Skillman, Wilder
Main Library, Bowen, Campbell, Chandler Park,
Conely, Duffield, Jefferson, Lincoln, Parkman, Redford, Sherwood Forest, 
Skillman, Wilder

Printed Material

BooksPaperbacksMagazines, Newspapers
Music ScoresPicture File
Rental Fee/ItemFreeFreeFreeFreeFree
Loan Period21 days (3 weeks)21 days (3 weeks)
N/A3 months21 days (3 weeks)
Late Fee/Item (1).20 per day.20 per day.20 per day.20 per day.50 per day
Maximum Overdue (2)$10$10$3$10$10
Damages (3)$5/minor$5ReplacementReplacementReplacement
Replacement Cost (4)Actual or $20Actual or $20Actual or $5Actual or $30$10/folder
Processing Fee (5)$10N/AN/A$10N/A
Main LibraryMain Library


Collection Agency FeeB&W Printing; Color PhotocopiesComputer Guest PassObituariesNon-Resident Library Cards Replacement Library Cards
$10.10/page - B&W
$1/page - Color
$1 for one hour of computer use per day. (Fee waived for customer with valid unblocked DPL card.)$15/indexed name; $25/hour for non-indexed names; $25 minimum fee ALL PREPAID$100/year$1

  1. Overdue fine is incurred only if item is returned after the due date.
  2. Overdue fines stop accumulating once maximum is reached. Overdue fines cannot be carried for more than one year.
  3. Damages:  a. Minor damages - item can be repaired and returned to collection. b. Replacement - item cannot be repaired; will be replaced at actual cost.
  4. Lost, stolen, unreturned or irreparable materials are replaced at current retail market value when available or average cost for similar items in the same classification, whichever is higher.
  5. Processing fee - covers the administrative cost of purchasing replacement materials.

* Only Feature Films & TV Series

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