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Fines & Fees

Victoria Public Library

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Loan Periods / Limits / Fines / Fees

Most Library materials are loaned for 3 weeks. Fines are 10¢ per day charged only if materials are returned late. E-Readers, iPads and Laptops are for in-library use only. Failure to pay accrued fines and fees my result in the borrower's account being turned over to the City of Victoria Municipal Court.


Media Type Limit/Person Fines/Day *Renewals


  10/section   10¢   1
 Magazine     5 magazines   10¢   1
 Playaway   10 items   10¢   1
 Music  CD   10 CDs   10¢   1
 DVD    10 DVDs   10¢   1
 Books on CD   10 CDs   10¢   1
 E-Reader, iPad &         Laptop  1 device

$10.00 per hour

(Max. $100.00)


*Renewals will be made for items only if no other library patron has placed the item on hold. Some items cannot be renewed (see above.)


Overdues / Lost / Damaged Materials

Notices: Once a library item is four (4) days overdue, you will receive a notice by phone stating that items are overdue. This will be followed by mail notices and phone messages to remind you of overdue items.

Lost or Damaged Material: When a library item is lost or damaged your are responsible for payment to the library for the replacement cost of the lost of damaged item. An item is considered lost once it is seventy (70) days overdue. Lost or damaged charges include:

  1. the actual cost of the item or a default price if item cost is unavailable.
  2. a processing fee
  3. any overdue fines that may have accumulated

If a library item is returned to the library damaged, a letter will be sent to notify you of this situation. The library will not accept any materials in lieu of fines or fees at any time.

Refunds on Lost Items: When a lost item is paid you will be given an itemized receipt. If the lost item and this receipt are returned within six (6) months from the date that an item is placed into lost staus, a refund of the item cost only can be obtained. Processing fees and overdue fines are nonrefundable.

Replacement, Recovery or Damage Repair Cost Schedule:

Media Default Item Cost Processing Fee Maximum Fine

 Bindery Fee

 Books on CD  $40.00  $6.00  $7.00
 Book on CD case  $10.00 (nonrefundable)    
 DVD   $30.00   $6.00   $7.00
 DVD Case   $5.00 (nonrefundable)     
 E-Reader  $200.00  $25.00  $100.00
 Game Controller   $40.00    
 Game (X-Box/Wii)   $35.00   $6.00   $7.00
 Hardback books  $30.00  $4.00  $7.00
 Interlibrary Loan  $50.00  $4.00 $25.00
 iPad  $400.00  $25.00  $100.00
 iPad Back  $30.00    
 iPad Charger  $30.00    
 iPad Cover  $40.00    
 iPad Sleeve  $10.00    
 Laptop  $1,100.00  $25.00  $100.00
 Laptop Adaptor Cable  $75.00    
 Laptop Case  $45.00    
 Magazine   $5.00 (nonrefundable)    $7.00
 Magazine Folder   $2.00 (nonrefundable)    
 Music CD   $20.00   $6.00  $7.00
 Music CD case   $2.00 (nonrefundable)    
 Paperback books  $7.00  $4.00  $7.00
 Playaway   $55.00  $6.00  $7.00
 Playaway case   $3.00 (nonrefundable)    
 Playaway View   $100.00  $6.00  $7.00
 Playaway View Cord   $15.00    
 Replacement Library Card   $2.00    





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