LOAN PERIODS & FEES

LOAN MAXIMUMS

  • An adult or young adult may borrow up to 30 items.
  • A child may borrow up to 20 items
  • The combination of types of items is up to the borrower. However there is a limit of 3 DVDs per card.

Items with a 3 week loan period

  • Books, audio books, CDs and magazines (except current issue)

Items with a 1 week loan period

  • Museum passes
  • DVDs (please note DVD’s with 3 or more discs are loaned for 2 weeks)

Renewals

Library material can be renewed up to 3 times unless there is a hold on the item. If a hold exists you will need to return the item on or before the due date so it can be lent to the next person.  If you wish, a reserve can be put on the item and you will be contacted once it becomes available.

Note – museum passes can’t be reserved or renewed.  You may call us at any time to verify if a pass is available for you that day.

  • You may call us to renew an item, please provide us with either your name or your patron card number.
  • You may renew an item on line by clicking here: Catalogue – sign in  with your card number and password.
  • You may also renew an item when you are at the Library, you do not need to have the item with you.
  • If the item has reached the maximum number of renewals, you will not be able to renew the item on line.  We ask that you return it to the Library so that others may enjoy it.
  • If an item has a hold on it for another patron, it cannot be renewed in the Library or on line. If you wish to have the copy again, we will be happy to place your name on the item’s waiting list.

Late charges

  • Books, audio books, CD’s and magazines: $0.25 per day to a maximum of $5
  • DVDs, interlibrary loans and museum passes : $1.00 per day to a maximum of $10

You may borrow material until your total fines reach a maximum of $5, once you have reached that amount, your privileges are suspended and you must reduce your fine before any other material can be borrowed.

Membership card replacement:

  • $5

Membership for adult non-residents:

  • $25

Membership for children non-residents:

  • $3

Lost or irreparable items:

  • Cost of the item plus the processing fee

Processing fee:

  • $5 per item

Lost or damages cases for DVDs and CDs:

  • $2 per case

Photocopying and Internet printing

  • $0.15 per page in black and white
  • $.050 per page in colour