Fines & Fees

Copy & Printing Fees

  • Black and white - $.10 per page
  • Color - $.50 per page

DVD Rental

  • No charges to check out DVD's

Inter-Library Loans & Holds

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

Library Cards

  • Resident cards - Free (Service Areas)
    • Non-resident cards - $75 per year
      This fee will increase to $125 on January 1, 2020 to better match what legal service area residents pay in taxes.  
    • Replacement cards - $2
    • Borrowing materials without having library card - Service charge of $1 (All circulation policies apply.)

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 audio cassettes or 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.

Overdue Fines

  • No charges for late fees
  • After 7 days overdue, you will not be able to borrow additional item in the library or use our digital collections. (Hoopla, Kanopy, OverDrive)

REMINDER SCHEDULES FOR OVERDUE ITEMS
3 days before items are due - Courtesy notice
1 day late - First overdue notice
7 days late -  Second overdue notice
14 days late - Third overdue notice
21 days late - Billed for the replacement of items
51 days late - Collections notice; account turned over to the City of Midland Attorney’s Office for collections.
PLEASE MAKE SURE THE LIBRARY HAS YOUR UP-TO-DATE CONTACT INFORMATION

Ordinances

Library Fines and Fees Ordinance (PDF)