Loan Periods/Fines & Fees

Patrons with full access accounts may have out a maximum of 50 items at a time. Below are check out limits, loan periods, and late fees for individual item types.

Material Item Limit Loan Period Daily Late Fee
Audio books 5 21 days $0.10
Blu-Rays 10 7 days $0.50
Books 50 21 days $0.10
DVDs 10 7 days $0.50
Level Readers 5 21 days $0.10
Magazines 5 21 days $0.10
Music CDs 4 7 days $0.50
Playaways 5 21 days $0.50
Playaway Views 2 21 days $0.50
Quickies 4 2 days $0.50
Tablets 1 7 days $0.50
Video Games 2 7 days $0.50
Patrons with unpaid balances of $10.00 on their accounts will be unable to check out materials until the balance is paid down to less than $10.00. Any parent, legal guardian or child’s library account that has more than $50 in fines will block all family members’ accounts from use until each account is below $50 in fines. Patron accounts with unpaid balances over $50 of lost materials will be turned over to a collection agency and a $10 service fee will be added to the account balance.

Damaged or Lost Items:

If a library item is damaged or lost, the cost of the item plus a $3.00 processing fee will be added to your library account. The cost of the item can be acquired by contacting the Service Desk at (740) 852-9543.

Reserves

Patrons may place unavailable materials on reserve and will be notified when the item is ready for pick up. Patrons have seven days to pick up held items. You can check the status of your reserved items by visiting your Patron Account.

Prints, Copies and Faxes:

Patrons can print or make copies using the Library’s computers or copy machines.
  • Black and white printing and copying is 15 cents per page.
  • Color printing and copying is 25 cents per page.
  • Outgoing faxes are $1.00 per page.  We do not receive faxes on behalf of patrons.