Fines & Fees

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY LIBRARY

FEE SCHEDULE effective July 1, 2016

OVERDUE FINES

All books, books on tape, books on CD, music cassettes, CDs, and kits:

$.15 per day per item. $10 per item maximum fine.

Videocassettes & DVDs

$1.00 per day. $10.00 per video/DVD maximum.

Laptop Computer

Used in the Library only.  Late return charges for the laptop are $5.00 hour

INTERLIBRARY LOAN

Patron pays actual postage costs one-way.
Overdue fines .50 per day per item.
No maximum fine.
Replacement costs set by lending library.

DAMAGE, LOSS, & REPLACEMENT CHARGES

Books

If a book is lost or damaged to the point it can no longer circulate, the patron pays the price as listed on the Item/Title record in the 949 field or the 020 field, plus a $5.00 processing fee.

If no price is listed: (price listed includes PF)
$20.00 flat fee for adult/young adult hard cover books and cataloged trade paperbacks.
$15.00 flat fee for Juvenile/Easy hard cover books.
$10 flat fee for paperbacks.

Audios

If an entire Adult or YA book on tape or book on CD set or music CD is lost, the patron pays the price listed on the item/title record in either the 949 or 020 field, plus a $5.00 processing fee.

If no price is listed: (price listed includes PF)
$10 per cassette for each lost tape.
$15 per CD for each lost disk.
$15 per lost booklet.

If an entire children’s book on tape or book on CD set, or music CD is lost, charge the price listed on the item/title record or on the MARC record in either the 949 or 020 field.

If no price is listed: (price listed includes PF)
$10.00 per cassette
$15.00 per CD
$15.00 per book (if it is an audio kit w/ book)
$15.00 per booklet with CD

DVDs

If a DVD is lost or damaged beyond repair, the patron pays the price as noted on the Item/Title record in the 949 field plus a $5.00 processing fee.

Videocassettes

No charge for damaged videos.

If a video has been lost, the price is as noted on Item/Title record in the 949/020 field. If no price is listed (and most videos will not have a price):

  • $10 per Juvenile videocassette
  • $15 per Adult videocassette

If one video of a set is lost, treat it as a single video.

Multipart Item

If part [cassette(s), CD(s), or DVD(s)] of a multipart set is lost or damaged beyond repair, charge the single item fee listed above for each part up to the replacement cast/PF of the full item.  If the multipart item is for a Batty for Books Kit, charge the price listed in the MARC record for that specific part plus a PF.

RFID tags missing, removed, or damaged:

  • $.15 per book tag
  • $.65 per DVD tag

AV Cases:  includes DVD, CD, BCD, Kits

  • $2.00 per case

 

LIBRARY CARDS

There is no charge for the first replacement library card.
Charge $2.00 per card for the second and all subsequent replacement cards.
Out of county cards, $20 per year. No restrictions on privileges.

COPIES

Photocopies and copies from microform, 15¢ per copy.
Printing from computers/Internet, 10¢ per page.
Color printing from computers/Internet, 25¢ per page.
Color copies from photocopier, 50¢ per copy.