Library Cards & Fees

Library Card Holder Information


  • Applicants must present a valid California Driver's License or ID or both a photo ID and verification of home address.
  • Library card holder is responsible for everything checked out on his or her card.
  • There is no charge for the first library card.
  • The library card holder must make sure items are returned on or before the due date or pay the resulting overdue fines.
  • The library card holder cannot check out materials if he or she has overdue items or has any outstanding fines or fees of $5.00 or more.
  • Items can be renewed once (except for new books), as long as there are no holds or fees on the item, and the library card holder has less than $5 in overdue fines.

Fines & Fees


  • The maximum overdue fine is the library’s cost of the item or $12 for children’s materials and $24 for adult / young adult materials, whichever is less, and the item must be returned.
  • Lost items are charged the library's cost plus a processing fee. If no cost is available, the default cost applies. Replacement copy is acceptable after approval from selector.
  • Materials not reparable and/or not in usable condition are charged as a damaged item. The library will retain the item.
  • If a person damages or tries to steal library materials, library equipment or property, the person or the parents / guardian will be charged the replacement cost of the item plus the processing fee. The person will not be able to keep the item. The police may take additional action, as vandalism and theft are considered crimes.

Refunds


Refunds for lost items are granted within one year of payment under the following conditions:
  • Item returned is in good condition as determined by library staff.
  • The overdue fine or processing fee, whichever is greater, is deducted from the amount to be refunded.
  • Refund checks are mailed to the library card holder (no cash refunds).

Fines & Fees Schedule


Circulation Materials Loan Period Fees Fine 
Adult fiction 21 days N/A $.25 per day
Adult fiction (New) 14 days N/A $.25 per day
Adult nonfiction 21 days N/A $.25 per day
Adult nonfiction (new) 14 days N/A $.25 per day
Adult paperback (not cataloged) 21 days N/A $.25 per day
Audiobook 21 days N/A $.25 per day
Children's book 21 days N/A $.25 per day
Children's book /CD set
21 days N/A $.25 per day
Children's magazines 7 days N/A $.25 per day
Children's paperback (not cataloged) 21 days N/A $.25 per day
Compact disk 21 days N/A $.25 per day
Government document 21 days N/A $.25 per day
Pamphlet 21 days N/A $.25 per day
 DVD (New Releases)
  2 days
 $2.00/2 Days
$2.00 per day
 DVD (New Releases Blu-Ray)
  2 days
 $3.00/2 Days
$3.00 per day
DVD (fiction) 7 days $1.50 per week $1.25 per day
Blu-Ray (Fiction)
 7 days
 $2.00/7days  $2.00 per day
DVD (nonfiction) 7 days N/A  $1.25 per day
Young adult fiction 21 days N/A $.25 per day
Young adult nonfiction 21 days N/A $.25 per day

Library Services Fee
Photocopies
Photocopy - Black and White
                      Color
25 cents per page
50 cents  per page
Library card look-up fee 55 cents
Hold not pick up or cancelled after being processed 55 cents
Requests
InterLibrary (ILL) $5.50 per request plus charges of lending library
ILL photocopy $5.50 per page over 20 pages, pages 1-20 are free

Replacement of Lost / Damaged Items Fee
Processing fee $10.5
Accompanying material $8.50 per item
CD case (single) / bag from children's book and CD set
2.00 per case or bag
DVD / audio book case
$4.10 per case
DVD / CD insert $2.00 per jacket
Book rebinding $26.00 per book
Damaged / torn page $2.00 per page
Library card $7.00 per card