Fines and Fees

​Patrons are responsible for all materials checked out on their library card. If materials are returned late, their account will be assessed fines as follows:

Material Type Fines Per Day Max. Fine per item
Console Games $1.00 $5.00
Fast Read Books $1.00 $5.00
Fast View Movies $1.00 $5.00
Doorway to Dayton Museum Passes $1.00 $5.00
eReaders/Tablets/Hotspots/Digital Devices $1.00 $5.00
Makerboxes $1.00 $25.00
Digital Collections (eBooks, eAudiobooks) n/a n/a
All other materials $0.10 $5.00

Other Charges:

  • Cards with $5.00 or more in fines and fees will be restricted from borrowing until the balance is paid down below $5.00
  • Patrons will be charged the retail cost of lost or damaged materials, plus a $5.00 processing fee. Patrons who choose to provide the Library with a new, identical item to replace the lost or damaged material will only be charged the $5.00 processing fee. Refunds can be issue for materials that are found within twelve months of payment, less the overdue fine and processing fee. 
  • Accounts not settled within 60 days may be turned over to a collection agency, and a $10 collection agency fee will be assessed.