Fine Policy

 Overdue and Replacement Charge

  • Replacement charges and fines are assessed using the chart below and include:
    • $5 processing fee
    • The  overdue fine
    • The item replacement cost using current market value
  • Equipment and reserve items are due back 15 minutes prior to closing.  A $10 fine will be assessed for equipment and reserves returned at closing.

Overdue Fine Charges

Material Type Replacement Cost Charged After Overdue Fine
Books, CDs, or DVDs 28 days $25
Equipment and Athletic Laptops 10 days $25
Student Laptops 1 day (24 hrs) $25
Recalled Items 3 days after recall $9
Reserves 1 day $25
Yavapai Library Network Determined by the participating library.

Payments and Credits

  • Overdue fines and processing charges cannot be credited. Replacement charges may be credited when items are returned in acceptable condition as determined by the Access Services Supervisor or Access Services Librarian.