|Loans And Fines|
JEFFERSON COUNTY LIBRARY PUBLIC SERVICES POLICY
PUBLIC SERVICE POLICIES AND CHARGE SCHEDULE POLICY NO.: PUB91-2
ADOPTED: February 21, 1991
REVISED: September 24, 2001; June 21, 2005; September 2005; September 2010; March 21, 2012; September 16, 2014; February 17, 2015
The Jefferson County Library Board of Trustees shall authorize a fee and charge schedule to be reviewed annually by the Library staff.
FEE AND CHARGE SCHEDULE
I. Checkout Period
a. Books and other materials – 14 days
b. Circulating periodicals – 14 days
c. Videos – 14 days
d. Seasonal titles—7 days
e. Special Titles collections (i.e. Bestsellers; Bestseller Videos; Alert) – 7 days
f. Special Titles collections (i.e. long Bestsellers) – 14 days g. Electronic Devices – 4 hours
II. Penalties (Overdue)
a. Books and other materials - $0.10 per day
b. Videos - $0.25 per day
c. Special Titles collections - $0.25 per day
d. Interlibrary Loan materials - $1.00 per day e. Electronic Devices - $5.00 per hour
III. Maximum Penalties (Overdue)
a. Hardback books - $15.00
b. Trade paperback books - $15.00
c. Paperback books - $5.00
d. Audio/Videos - $15.00
e. Vertical File/Magazine items - $5.00
IV. Cost Recovery Charges
a. Photocopies or printouts at computers – Black and white, $0.20 per page when copies made by the patron or at computer workstations; v$0.30 per page when made by staff; color copies whether computer printouts or on copier: $.75; Microfilm copies - $0.20 per page when copies made by the patron; $0.30 per page when made by staff.
b. Extraordinary Interlibrary Loan charges – return postage expenses above 2 pounds, plus any additional costs assessed by the lending institute.
c. Collection fees (if applicable) – current expense to collect an account
d. Insufficient funds check charge - $25.00
e. Fax service - To Send: $2.00 for the first page; $1.00 for following pages; for all International numbers outside the continental US: $5 for the first page and $2 for each additional page. To Receive: $1 per page for each page regardless of where the FAX originates (local, long distance/800 or International).
f. Scanning documents – staff assisted: $0.50 per page
g. Genealogy Requests – a $10 non-refundable fee which covers the cost of up to 5 name searches in any indexed genealogy materials
held by the Northwest Branch (cost of copies and mailing included).
h. 3D printing – Setup fee of $3 per item, plus $0.20 per gram of filament used. To be paid in advance of print job.
V. Lost Materials
a. Replacement cost as listed in item record on Sirsi plus a $5.00 processing fee.
b. If replacement cost cannot be ascertained from Sirsi Workflows, price as listed in online sources such as Amazon plus a $5.00 processing fee.
c. Interlibrary loan materials: cost assessed by the lending library.
VI. Damaged Materials
a. The director shall make available an assessment table for staff use.
VII. Non-resident Library Card
a. Annual $60
b. Quarterly $15
VIII. Replacement Library Card
a. Card and processing cost - $1.00