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Borrowing Privileges

Type of Material
Loan Period
Borrowing Limits
Overdue Fines
Audiocassettes 3 weeks $.25 / day
Audio Books (Tape, Playaway or CD) 3 weeks 5 per card $.25 / day
Books 3 weeks $.25 / day
Best Sellers 1 week $.25 / day
Rental Books 1 week $1.50 for 1 week or portion there of at time of check out,$.25 / day thereafter
Magazines 1 week $.25 / day
CDs 3 weeks 5 per card. $.25 / day
CD-ROMs 3 weeks 5 per card. $.25 / day
Entertainment Videos 1 week 5 per ADULT card. $.25 / day
Entertainment DVDs 1 week 5 per ADULT card. $.25 / day
Non-Fiction DVDs and Videos 3 weeks 5 per ADULT card. $.25 / day
Please note: A fee of 25¢ is charged for items placed on hold. The fee is applied when the item on hold is picked up and checked out from the library.

BORROWING POLICY

All patrons must show their library card when checking out items

and when requesting use of reference materials.

LOAN PERIODS

3 Week Items: Books, Audiocassettes, Non-Fiction Videos, Non-Fiction DVDs, CDs, Audio

Books, & CD-ROMs

1 Week Items: Best Sellers, Rental Best Sellers, Magazines, Entertainment Videos, &

Entertainment DVDs

LIMITS

50 total Items per Card: Books, Audiocassettes, DVDs, Videos, Best Sellers, Rental Best

Sellers, & Magazines

5 each per Card: Non-fiction DVDs, Entertainment DVDs, Non-Fiction Videos, Entertainment

Videos, CDs, CD-ROMS & Audio Books

* Patrons must be at least 18 years old to check out videos, DVDs*

Patrons must be at least 18 years old to check out videos, DVDs*

RENTAL BEST SELLERS

• Rentals are $1.50 in advance for the first week or a portion thereof, plus 25¢ per day thereafter

RENEWALS

• Three week loan period items may be renewed twice if there are no holds on those items

• Best Sellers, Entertainment Videos, Entertainment DVDs, & Magazines may not be renewed

OVERDUE FINES

• Fines accumulate daily, including days the library is closed

• Book Drops are available when the library is closed

All Materials—25¢ per item per day, up to a per-item-maximum of:

$10 for Books, Audiocassettes, CDs, DVDs, CD-ROMS, Audio Books, & Videos

$ 5 for Paperback Books

$ 3 for Magazines & Pamphlets

FEES

• Damaged Items—$1 and up, to cost of the item, plus $5 non-refundable processing fee

• Lost Items—Cost of item, plus $5 non-refundable processing fee and any fines that have

accrued

• Found Materials Refund Handling Charge—$2

OTHER CHARGES

• Lost Library Card Replacement Charge $2

• Holds/Requests 25¢ each

• Inter-Branch Fax Fee 15¢ per page

• Charge for returned checks $25

− Charge for each subsequent check $35

PLEASE NOTE:

♦ Past due accounts may be listed with credit reporting agencies

♦ No Collection fee will be added to accounts of $25—34.99

♦ A $5 collection fee may be added to accounts of $35–49.99

♦ A $15 collection fee may be added toaccounts of $50 or more

OCPL Borrowing Policy Effective March 2009