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Jessie Ball duPont Library

Library Policies

A resource to library policies about materials and computer use.

Fines and Replacement Costs

  • Books and Audio Books: $0.25 per item per day overdue

  • Videos and Music: $2.50 per item per day overdue

  • Reserve Items: $0.75 per hour overdue

  • Recalled Items: $1.00 per day overdue

  • Replacement and processing costs depend on the item; however, they normally range between $40 and $50.  All replacement items must be purchased by the Acquisitions Department.

  • Please clear your account of fines and overdue items before your next checkout. You could have your library privileges suspended if you have excessive overdue books or fines.

  • As a courtesy, the library sends overdue and fine notices by email. However, you will be fined whether you receive the notice or not. Therefore, please return items on or before their due date.