Fines Policy

Library material becomes over due at closing time on the date due. The fine shall be increased at the beginning of each 24 hour period thereafter until the material is returned or declared lost and withdrawn. Material returned during the first 72 hours after it becomes over due will have no fine collected. Material returned after the first 72 hours will be charged from the time the material became over due.

 Material Loan Period Fines Limit Renewals
 Audiobooks (Adult/Jr.)  21 days  $0.25  15 (combined Adult/Jr.)
 2
 Book Club Tubs
 6 weeks  $0.25  2  1
 CDs   21 days  $0.25  15 (combined Adult/Jr.)
 2
 Children’s Books 21 days
 $0.00  99 (total items)  2
 Children’s Magazines  21 days
 $0.00  99 (total items)  2
 DVDs 7 days  $0.25  15  2
 ILL  TBD  $1.00  10 TBD 
 Jr. Kits  7 days  $0.25  2  2
 Magazines  21 days  $0.25 15 (combined Adult/YA/Jr.)
 2
 New DVDs
7 days  $1.00  15 (combined with DVDs)  2
 One Week Fiction 7 days $0.25
 99 (total items)  2
 South Dakota Room 21 days  $0.25  5  2
 All other materials 21 days  $0.25  99 (total items)  2




Adopted: September 26, 1995

Revised: January 5, 2010; October 2, 2018