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Chapel Hill Public Library

A department of the Town of Chapel Hill

Library Fines and Fees

Also on Town of Chapel Hill web page.)

Overdue Fines Per Day / Maximum Accumulated Fee
Adult/Teen books & audio books
Juvenile books & audio books
Trade Paperbacks
Periodicals
DVDs
CDs
Book Kits
High Demand Books
Kindle equipment
PlayAway Views
Digital Media Lab Equipment
  $.25 per day / max. $10.00 per item
$.25 per day / max. $3.50 per item
$.25 per day / cost of item up to $10.00
$.25 per day / max. $3.50 per item
$1.00 per day / max. $10.00 per DVD
$.25 per day / max. $10.00 per CD
$2.50 per day / max. $15.00 per kit
$1.00 per day / No maximum
$5.00 per day / No maximum
$1.00 per day / max. $10.00 per PlayAway
$10.00 per day / no maximum
Library Card Fees  
Out-of-county
Chapel Hill resident / taxpayer
Orange County resident
Temporary or Computer use only
Lost card: 1st time/ 2nd/ 3rd
  $65.00 per year
Free
Free
Free
$2.00 / $4.00 / $6.00
Special Services Fees
Copies/Prints
Interlibrary Loan
Collection Agency
  $.15 per page B/W; $.50 per page color
$2.00 each + charges by lending library
$15.00

 

Lost/ Damaged Materials - Charges incurred by the patron will include the current item replacement cost + $5.00 per item processing fee + applicable case or bag cost. If the current replacement cost is unavailable, then:
Hardcovers (if no amount set in record):
Adult/ Young Adult
Juvenile
Binding
$40.00
$20.00
$8.00
Paperbacks (if no amount set in record):
Trade (Adult/ Young Adult)
Mass Market (Adult)
Mass Market (Juvenile)
Binding
$20.00
$15.00
$10.00
$8.00
Kindle Equipment  
All Components
Kindle + contents
Cover case
Charger Adapter
Unauthorized return to AV or bookdrop
$390.00
$300.00
$45.00
$45.00
$25.00
CDs / DVDs (if no amount set in record):
CD Music
CD Audio Book
DVD
$15.00
$50.00
$15.00
Cases / Bags/ Other
CD "Jewel Case"
CD Case (for books on CD)
DVD case 
Multi-media bag
Book Kit bag
PlayAway View Power Adapater
PlayAway View Case
Missing Maps or Notes
$2.00
$10.00
$5.00
$2.00
$15.00
$15.00
$10.00
$5.00
New Meeting Rooms
Large Rooms - Non-profit per hour
Large Rooms - For-profit per hour
Small Rooms - per hour
Catering / Kitchen access
On-site staff fee - per hour
After hours - per hour
$64.00
$150.00
$30.00
$30.00
$25.00
$25.00

Last updated: 1 July 2013