Pay Fines

calendar - loan periodsLoan Periods

Loan periods for Fountaindale materials are typically for a three (3) week period.

Our Gaming Collection circulates for a seven (7) day period.

Single disc movies and television shows on DVD & BluRay DVD circulate for a seven (7) day period.

Complete seasons of television shows - sets that need to be checked out at a service desk - circulate for a three (3) week period.

Studio 300 equipment circulates out of the library for a three (3) day period. Studio 300 equipment to be used only in the library circulates for a four (4) hour period.

Nook e-readers circulate for a three (3) week period.

Overdue Fines fines

Fountaindale Library has a one (1) day Grace Period during which no overdue fines will be assessed. Grace periods and renewals are not applicable to Studio 300 equipment.

RATE - $ .10/DAY MAXIMUM FINE CHARGE PER ITEM - $5.00
All Books, Magazines, Puppets, Puzzles, Audiovisual materials such as DVDs, Blu-Rays, Audio Books, Music CDs, Playaways, etc.

RATE - $1.00/DAY MAXIMUM FINE CHARGE PER ITEM - $10.00
Video games

RATE - $5.00/DAY MAXIMUM FINE CHARGE PER ITEM -$250.00
E-Book Readers

RATE - $5.00/DAY MAXIMUM FINE CHARGE PER ITEM - $1000.00
iPads, Studio 300 Equipment

The maximum fine charges listed above do not limit the total charge for an item if the item is lost or damaged.

Collection Limits

Fountaindale currently has a limit of ten (10) items from the following Audio-Visual collections to be checked out on a patron's card at one time:

  • Adult DVDs, music CDs, audio books & Playaways
  • Childrens DVDs, music CDs, audio books & Playaways

 

Our Gaming Collection has a limit of three (3) items per card.

Studio 300 equipment is limited Fountaindale Public Library card holders only and to five (5) pieces of equipment per card.

Paying Fines

Fines can be paid with credit/debit card, cash or check at the Main Circulation desk in the first floor lobby, and by credit/debit card at one of the thirteen self check units throughout the library. Payments can also be made through our online catalog or mobile app by logging into your library account, clicking "My Account" and clicking "Fines & Fees". Help for paying through the online catalog is available in both English and Spanish, and in the video below.