Loan Periods & Fines
|Collection||Description||Circulation Policy||Fine Rate|
|Audiobooks||Books on CD or tape, play-aways, children’s read-alongs, etc.||3 weeks||see overdue policy below.|
|Books||Books for readers of all ages & interests.||3 weeks NOTE: If others are waiting, the loan period may be limited to 2 weeks.||see overdue policy below.|
|Magazines||Magazine subscriptions vary between branches. Magazines are included in the library catalogue.||Current issue of Time & Maclean’s: In-Library Use Only
All magazines have a 1 week loan period
|see overdue policy below.|
|Music CDs||Children’s CD collection and a small collection of adult material (Local performers).||3 weeks||see overdue policy below.|
|Newspapers||Local newspapers||In-Library Use Only||–|
|Vertical File||Varies between branches.||In-Library Use Only||–|
|DVD/Video||Collection varies between branches. Each branch holds a collection of children’s materials||1 week||see overdue policy below.|
- $.20 per item per day for adults (13 yrs. or older) to a maximum of $5.00 per item.
- $.10 per item per day for children (12 yrs. or younger) to a maximum of $2.50 per item
If materials are not returned within 30 days, a bill will be sent to the borrower informing him/her of the cost of the item(s) plus the overdue charges. The library software automatically suspends anyone who has any materials that are 30 days of more overdue. If a child under 13 is billed for an item, the parent of the child who has signed his/her membership card will also be suspended. The library card(s) cannot be used until the overdue issue has been resolved.
Each patron is responsible for all materials borrowed on his/her card and will be billed for all losses and damages.