3.21 Fines and Lending Periods

Format Loan

Period

Item

Limits

Renewals Holds Daily Fines Maximum

Fines & Charges
Per Item

Regular Collection
  (includes everything not listed below) 4 weeks Up to 4 Y 0.00 Replacement Value
Special Materials:
  Entertainment DVDs 1 week Up to 4 Y 0.00 Replacement Value
  TV Series more than 5 hours run time 2 weeks Up to 4 Y 0.00 Replacement Value
  TV Series less than 5 hours run time 1 week Up to 4 Y 0.00 Replacement Value
  Current Year Magazines 2 weeks No Y $0.25 $10.00
  “Hot Books” 2 weeks No $1.00 $10.00
  “Hot DVDs” 4 days 7 No Y $1.00 $10.00
  “Hot CDs” / Video Games 1 week 7 No Y $1.00 $10.00
  Puppets 4 weeks No $0.00 Replacement Value
  Storytime Kits & STEM Kits 2 weeks 2 No Y $0.00 Replacement Value
  Book Club Kits 6 weeks No Y $1.00 $10.00
  Lending Equipment/Library of Things 1 week 4 Up to 4 Y $5.00 Replacement Value
  Presentation Equipment – Reservation only 1 day 3 No $10.00 Replacement Value
  Board Games 2 weeks Up to 4 Y $0.00 Replacement Value
  Cloth Borrower Bags 4 weeks Up to 4 N $0.00 Replacement Value
MEL & Interlibrary Loan Materials:
  All materials Up to 4 weeks Up to 1 0.00 Replacement Value


*Regular Collection, Juvenile and Young Adult Materials no overdue fines. Charges for lost or damaged items, returned check fees, or collection agency fees are the responsibility of the library cardholder.

  • Limit of 40 total items on account at any time.
  • Items will be automatically renewed up to 4 times unless item is on hold.
  • Renewals not allowed if on hold for other patrons. Fines remain if renewal is late.
  • Holiday materials are placed in “Hot” status during season.
  • Maximum fine shall not exceed cost of item.
  • Loans, fines and limits are uniform throughout TADL.
  • Lending equipment/Library of Things includes but is not limited to:   Telescope, AV Equipment, Musical Equipment, Science Equipment, Wi-Fi Hotspots, Household items, etc.

Revised 10-18-2012; Revised 3-21-2013; Revised 2-19-2015; Revised 2-16-2017; Revised 9-21-2017; Revised 8-15-2019; Revised 12-19-2019; Revised 2-20-2020; Revised 6/17/2021