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

  • New DVD's (Up to 6 months after release) - $1.00 per check out period (4 day rental)
  • Fiction titles six months after release - $1.00 per check out period (7 day rental)
  • Children’s Movies, Non-Fiction DVDs and Foreign films 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 (PDF) took effect on February 4, 2008.