Borrowing Privileges

To use any library service, the fines on your library card must be less than $10.00. Holds must be picked up within 5 days. Exception: new movies are held for only 2 days. Items may be renewed if there are no holds. New movie checkouts are limited to 3 concurrently.

Loan Periods

New Movies $2 for 2 days (1 renewal)
"Non-new" Adult Movies $1 for 7 days (unlimited renewals)
Rental Books $2 for 7 days (unlimited renewals)
New Books 14 days (unlimited renewals)
Magazines 7 days (1 renewal)
Textbooks & Chromebooks 2 hours in library use only (1 renewal)
All Other Adult Materials 21 days (unlimited renewals)
All Children's and Teen Materials 21 days (unlimited renewals)

Overdue Charges

Movies $1.00 / day
Textbooks & Chromebooks $5.00 / hour
All Other Adult Materials $.30 / day
Inter-Library Loan $3.00 / day
(There are no overdue charges on Children’s and Teen Materials)  

Service Charges

Placing Holds Free
Holds not picked up after notification $1.00 each
Placing Inter-Library Loans $2.00 each
Non pick up of Inter-Library Loan $5.00

 

Fees and overdue charges may be paid in-person at any Circulation Desk or by calling 310-377-9584. Patrons with overdue materials receive notices by telephone or email at 3, 10, and 24 days overdue. At 45 days overdue, a Bill for Replacement of the overdue item(s) is mailed through the U.S. mail. Bills over $75.00 that are not paid or resolved within 30 days are turned over to Unique National Collection Agency and an additional $15.00 processing fee is charged. Please read about our Claims Return process for items that are believed to have been returned.