Loan Periods/Late Fees

What are the Loan Periods and Late Fees?

Materials Policy: Loan Period and Conditions of Loan

* Note: All renewable resources are conditional on no existing reservations. Two renewals only, unless otherwise indicated.

Late fees will begin to be calculated for all materials which are returned either in the library itself or via the book drop AFTER Library closing hours.

About Our Fines

View the following information in chart format here:  Loan Periods and Late Fees (pdf)

Library Resource: Books
Loan Period New, up to 2 months – 2 weeks
Old, more than 6 months – 1 month
Conditions of Loan Renewable
Fines per Day $.15
Maximum Fine $2.25
Lost, Damaged, or No-returned items Replacement cost of item plus processing fee
Library Resource: Magazines
Loan Period 2 weeks
Conditions of Loan Renewable
Fines per Day $.15
Maximum Fine $2.25
Lost, Damaged, or No-returned items Replacement cost of item plus processing fee
Library Resource: CDs, Cassettes
Loan Period 2 weeks
Conditions of Loan Renewable, 5 per card
Fines per Day $.25
Maximum Fine $5.00
Lost, Damaged, or No-returned items Replacement cost of item plus processing fee
Library Resource: Audio Books
Loan Period New, up to 6 months – 2 weeks
Old, more than 6 months – 1 month
Conditions of Loan Renewable, 5 per card
Fines per Day $.50
Maximum Fine $10.00
Lost, Damaged, or No-returned items Replacement cost of damaged CD or entire set plus processing fee
Library Resource: DVDs, VHS – Fiction or feature films
Loan Period New, up to 12 months – 7 days
Conditions of Loan No rental fee. Renewable, 5 per card
Fines per Day $2.00
Maximum Fine $10.00
Lost, Damaged, or No-returned items Replacement cost of damaged DVD or VHS or entire set plus processing fee
Library Resource: DVDs, VHS – Non-fiction
Loan Period New, up to 12 months – 2 weeks
Conditions of Loan Renewable, 5 per card.  No rental fee.
Fines per Day $2.00
Maximum Fine $10.00
Lost, Damaged, or No-returned items Replacement cost of damaged DVD or VHS or entire set plus processing fee
Library Resource: AV Equipment
Loan Period Overnight
Conditions of Loan
Fines per Day $3.00 per day
Maximum Fine No maximum
Lost, Damaged, or No-returned items Current replacement cost
Library Resource: Laptop computer
Loan Period 2 hours
Conditions of Loan In Library use only – Extensible
Fines per Day NA
Maximum Fine No maximum
Lost, Damaged, or No-returned items Current replacement cost
Library Resource: Interlibrary loans
Loan Period Per lending library
Conditions of Loan Per lending library
Fines per Day Per lending library
Maximum Fine Per lending library
Lost, Damaged, or No-returned items Per lending library

Maximum of 30 items may be checked out on a library card.

All Dunham borrowers with unpaid fines or fees of $10.00 or more at any Mid-York library are denied library privileges until fines are paid.

Other fees:
Photocopying $.10 per page
Printing $.10 per page, black & white
$.25 per page, color
Faxing $1.00 per page, sending and receiving
Replacement library card $1.00
Digital Scanning $.50 per page