Library Fees

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Per Board of Supervisors' Resolution - July 1, 2012

Books - Special Requests:

Items outside of the Black Gold System $3.00
(Plus any special charges from the lending library)
Failure to cancel or pick up requests 50¢
Items within the Black Gold System $1.00

Lost Books and Materials:

An average price to be charged as follows:

Adult books - No refunds on lost materials returned after 6 months of date on receipt. An overdue charge will be assessed on all items in addition to replacement cost.

Fiction $30 or list price, whichever is greater.
Nonfiction $35.00 or list price, whichever is greater.
Trade Paperbacks $22.00 or list price, whichever is greater
Mass Market Paperbacks $7.00 or list price, whichever is greater.
Special Collections / Reference $65.00 or list price, whichever is greater.
Interlibrary Loans Replacement cost of the loaning library.

Juvenile Books

No refunds on lost materials returned after 6 Months of date of receipt. An overdue charge will be assessed on all items in addition to replacement cost.

Fiction $22.00 or list price, whichever is greater.
Nonfiction $22.00 or list price, whichever is greater.
Trade Paperbacks $22.00 or list price, whichever is greater.
Mass Market Paperbacks $7.00 or list price, whichever is greater.

Periodicals

No refunds on lost materials returned after 6 months of date of receipt.

Periodicals $8.00

Audiovisual Materials

No refunds on lost materials returned after 6 months of date on receipt.

Exception: No refunds or replacement fee waivers on lost individual part(s) of audiovisual sets after 4 weeks from date of return of the incomplete set.

An overdue charge will be assessed on all items in addition to replacement cost.

Audiocassette and book $35.00 or list price, whichever is greater
Videocasette and book $50.00 or list price, whichever is greater.
Book and CD Set $40.00 or list price, whichever is greater.
Audiocassettes $15.00 / tape or list price, whichever is greater
Videocassettes
(or damaged beyond repair)
$25.00 / tape or list price, whichever is greater
CD (or damaged beyond repair) $20.00 / disc or list price, whichever is greater
Computer Multimedia CD-ROM discs Replacement cost
DVD (lost or damaged) $35.00 / disc
Games $40.00

Materials - Damaged

Damaged Pages $1.00 per page up to $10.00
then replacement cost (same as lost)
Mutilated Dust Jackets / Torn Pockets 50¢
Missing / Damaged barcodes $2.00 each
Lost / Damaged AV Case, Sleeve or Cover $2.00 per Case,Sleeve or Cover.
Damaged AV items
$5.00 mending fee +
materials fee as applicable
Lost / Damaged paperback vinyl covers $1.50 each

Overdue Materials:

Adult Materials 25¢ per day per item
(max of $8.00)
Children's Materials 25¢ per day per item
(max $8.00)
Reference and Special Loan Collections $1.00 per day per item
(max of $8.00)
Videocassettes 25¢ per day per item
(max of $8.00)
DVDs $1.00 per day per item
(max of $8.00)

Library Cards and Privileges:

Lost Library Card $1.00 for each replacement

Library Services:

Extensive Reference Searches Actual Cost +10%
Microfilm / Microfiche Special Request $3.00 per reel or packet

Printing:

Black & White Printing from PC 10¢ per page
Color Printing from PC 50¢ per page
Microfilm / Microfiche printing 25¢ per page

Miscellaneous:

Collection Agency Fee $10.00 per person referred to the Library collection agency

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