Policies

Loan Periods, Fines, & Fees

Loan Periods

  • Books, CD's and Playaways - 4 weeks
  • DVDs and Video Games - 1 week
  • New Adult Fiction Books - 2 weeks

Requested books and audio / visual items are flagged to notify patrons. Renew by phone at 804-693-2998 or on the My Account website. Items may be renewed 1 time.

Fines & Service Charges

While all of the library's programs and most of our services are free, charges are required for certain services, replacement of lost or damaged items, or fines for overdue materials. Fines are calculated by the type of material checked out, regardless of whether the borrower is an adult or a child.

Overdue Fines

Overdue Fines

Material Type
Per Day
Books or Audio Books
0.10 cents
DVDs and Games
$1

There is a $5 maximum fine per item or $15 maximum charge per transaction. A processing fee of $5 will be charged in addition to overdue fines for lost items.

Service Charges

  • Computer Printouts
  • Fax Service
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Photocopies

Lost or Missing Items

  • Library Card
  • Library Materials

A processing fee of $5 will be charged in addition to overdue fines for lost items.

Liability

The Gloucester County Public Library is not responsible for any damage which may occur to a patron's personal equipment during the use of videos, audio cassettes, compact discs or computer software borrowed from the library. Any damage to the library's material is the responsibility of the borrower.