Replacement Cards: Lost library cards incur a $2 fee.
Suspension of Borrowing Privileges: Occurs for $15 in fines and/or fees.
Non-Residents: Library cards are available for non-Cumberland County residents at a yearly fee of $50 per family.
Renewals: On books borrowed from the Cumberland County Library collection, one (1) renewal is permitted. No renewals are allowed on materials borrowed on your behalf by Cumberland County Library from other libraries (often referred to as “inter-library loan”).
Limits: Adults and seniors are permitted a maximum of 30 items on loan at any one time per card (including audio/visual materials (tapes, CDs, DVDs, etc.). Juveniles (under age 18) are also allowed a maximum of 30 items. All card holders are limited to 3 books on an individual subject.
DVD loan limits: Entertainment Collection DVDs and Instruction Collection DVDs are both limited to 6 titles at a time. Library users must be 18 years of age or older to check out video titles.
Holidays or Closed Days: No items are due on recognized holidays or days the library is closed. Fines are not calculated on those days, either.
Seniors: Fines apply to seniors as well as all other library users.
Lost or Damaged Materials: Materials requiring replacement incur the cost of the material itself plus a $5 processing fee.
Overdue of Delinquency Notices: $.49 each mailing charge.
Audio / Visual Materials: The library kindly requests that users not use the bookdrop for returning audio/visual materials.
Fines by Collection Type
|COLLECTION||LOAN PERIOD||FINE RATE||MAXIMUM FINE|
|Adult / Juvenile / Young Adult / Audio Books, CDs||3 Weeks||$.20 per day||$7.00|
|New Books||2 Weeks||$.20 per day||$7.00|
|Limited Circulation||5 Days||$.20 per day||$7.00|
|Interlibrary Loan||3 Weeks||$.20 per day||$7.00|
|DVDs (Entertainment)||1 Week||$1.00 per day||$4.00|
|DVDs (Instructional)||3 Weeks||$1.00 per day||$4.00|
|Magazines||2 Weeks||$.20 per day||$7.00|
|TV Series (DVD)||3 Weeks||$1.00 per day||$4.00|