Borrowing Period & Overdue Fines

All materials may be renewed by phone or in-house (Except for materials new 3 months)


  • Books: 3 weeks Overdue Fine: 10¢ daily   Books can be renewed only 3 times.
  • Books on CD: 3 weeks Fine: $1.00 daily
  • Magazines: 3 weeks Fine: 10¢ daily
  • Movies: 1 week Fine: $2.00 daily    Movies can only be renewed 1 time.
  • Music CDs: 3 weeks Fine: 10¢ daily
  • Inter Library Loan, ILL: Don’t have the book you’re looking for, we can search for it through another public library. (You must not have any fines to use this service & overdue and lost ILL books are subject to lending library’s fees and can be expensive.)

Family Fines: Patrons and or households with fines over $10.00 cannot check out until fines are paid in full.


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