Fines and Fees

Retrieval of Long Overdue Items

Library patrons receive the following overdue notices:

Day 3: First overdue Reminder e-mailed or sent via SMS message

Day 7: Second overdue Notice e-mailed or sent via SMS message

Day 14: Third overdue Bill User for Materials e-mailed and sent 1st class mail; Items set to ASSUMED LOST & billed to patron's account

Damages

Patrons are charged the list price for items damaged beyond repair.

Lost Items

In the event a book or audio-visual item is lost, patrons will be charged the price of the item when purchased by the Library. Lost items may be returned for a refund within 90 days of the receipt date. Patrons must return the item(s) to an HMCPL location along with the payment receipt.

Holds Policy

Holds are made for books, cassette tapes, compact discs, audio books on compact discs, video tapes and kits. Holds may not be placed on DVDs or book and DVD Quick Picks. There is a 20 item holds limit that a patron may request at a time.

An item may not be renewed if a hold has been placed on it.

Materials are held for 5 days.

Other Fees

Headsets

$2.00

Public Computer Printouts (except online computer citations)

$.15 per copy

Photocopies

$.15 per copy

Color Photocopies

$.25 per copy

Microfilm Printer Copies

$.20 per copy

Lost Library Card

$2.00 for replacement of lost card

Lost Booklets, Brochures, etc.

$3.00

Broken Locked DVD Case

$1.50

Lost or Damaged Audio Book Case

$3.00