Fines & Fees

Overdue Fines


  • Adult material - 15¢ per day up to a maximum of $15 per item, per checkout period, or the cost of the item, whichever is less.
  • Youth material - 10¢ per day up to a maximum of $10 per item, per checkout period, or the cost of the item, whichever is less.
  • DVDs - $1 per day, per title up to the replacement cost of the video.

Lost & Damaged Material


  • Lost Items - Cost of the item per the library database plus an $8 processing fee
  • Damaged Material - If an item is returned beyond repair, the total cost of the item per the library database must be paid plus an $8 processing fee. If books on CD and MP3 are returned with missing items that can be replaced, the cost of the replacement per the vendor plus an $8 processing fee will be charged.
  • Failure to pay assessed fines and fees may result in suspension of library privileges or further legal action.

DVD Rental


  • Up to 6 months after release - $2.50 per check out period (4 day rental)
  • Six months after release - $1.25 per check out period (7 day rental)
  • Children’s DVDs - No charge (7 day rental)
  • Overdue DVDs - $1 per day up to the replacement cost

Inter-Library Loans & Holds


  • Holds and inter-library loan requests - 25¢ per item
  • Michigan Electronic Library catalog requests - No charge
  • Other inter-library loan fees as applicable

Library Cards


  • Resident cards - Free (Library Service Areas)
  • Non-resident cards - $75 per year
  • Replacement cards -  $2 damaged cards will be replaced free of charge upon presentation of damaged card by card holder.
  • Borrowing materials without having library card - Service charge of $1 (All circulation policies apply.)

Printing & Copy Fees


  • Black and white - 10¢ per page
  • Color - $1 per page
  • Copy machines, Microform reader printer - 10¢ per page

Ordinances


The Fines and Fees Ordinance took effect on February 4, 2008.