Long Beach Public Library - Fines and Fees

Card Charges
Temporary Card: 
NC
Cards for California Residents: 
Library card free of charge to residents of all California public library jurisdictions
Cards/Charges for non-CA or non-SCLC Residents: 
Does not offer a card to non-California residents.
Replacement Card: 
Adults: $1.05; then $5.15 for each additional replacement card. Youth: $0.30, then $1.05 for each additional replacement card.; Children under 13: $0.25, then $1.00 for each additional replacement card.
Charge to Borrow
Book Rental: 
NC
Audio Book - Cassette: 
$1.05/wk
Audio Book - CD: 
$1.05/wk
Art Print: 
$1.05/wk
Music - Cassette: 
NA
Music - CD: 
$0.30 wks
DVD - Popular: 
New release feature films: $3.35/4 days; older feature films: $2.25/7 days.
DVD - Educational: 
$1.10/7 days
Blu-ray: 
New release feature films: $3.35/4 days; Older feature films: $2.25/7 days.
VHS - Popular: 
Older feature films: $2.25/2 days.
VHS - Educational: 
$1.10/7 days
CD-ROM: 
NA
Periodical: 
NC
Exam Book: 
NC
Late Fines - Daily
Book Rental: 
NA
Book (non-children's): 
$0.35
Children's Book: 
$0.15; Children, 17 years and younger, Children 12 and younger get 10 day grace period on children's items.
Audio Book - Cassette: 
$0.30
Audio Book - CD: 
$0.30
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
NA
Music - CD: 
$0.35
DVD - Popular: 
Newer video & DVD titles: $2.05
DVD - Educational: 
Regular video & DVD titles: $1.05
Blu-ray: 
Regular video & DVD titles: $1.05 Newer video & DVD titles: $2.05
VHS - Popular: 
Regular video & DVD titles: $1.05 per
VHS - Educational: 
Regular video & DVD titles: $1.05
CD-ROM: 
NA
Periodical: 
$0.35
Exam Book: 
$0.35
Loan Periods - Renewals
Book (non-children's): 
3 wks/2 renewals
Children's Book: 
3 wks/2 renewals
Audio Book - Cassette: 
1-6 wks/ Max; loan period is 6 wks
Audio Book - CD: 
1-6 wks/ Max; loan period is 6 wks
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
NA
Music - CD: 
3 wks/ 1 renewal
DVD - Popular: 
4 days/no renewals
DVD - Educational: 
7 days
Blu-ray: 
4 days for new release/no renewals. 7 days for features older than one year.
VHS - Popular: 
7 days
VHS - Educational: 
7days
CD-ROM: 
NA
Periodical: 
3 wks/2 renewals
Exam Book: 
3 wks/2 renewals
Comments: 
Books not on hold may be renewed twice in person, by phone, or online. CDs, Tapes, and Audio Books not on holds may be renewed once in person, by phone, or online. DVDs and VHS may only renewalbe in person at the Library. New release DVDs , videos are not renewable.
Lost/Damage Fine
Replacement Card: 
Adults: $1.05; then $5.15 for each additional replacement card. Youth: $0.30, then $1.05 for each additional replacement card. Children under 13: $.25 for the first card, $1.00 after the first replacement.
Missing/Damaged Barcode: 
$1.05`
Missing/Damaged RFID: 
$1.05
Book (non-children's): 
COI
Children's Book: 
COI
Audio Cassette: 
NA
CD: 
COI
DVD: 
COI
Blu-ray: 
COI
VHS: 
COI
Art Print: 
NA
CD-ROM: 
NA
Periodical: 
COI
Max Number of Items Checked Out At One Time
Book Rental: 
NA
Book (non-children's): 
25
Children's Book: 
25
Audio Book - Cassette: 
25
Audio Book - CD: 
25
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
NA
Music - CD: 
25
DVD - Popular: 
5
DVD - Educational: 
4
Blu-ray: 
4
VHS - Popular: 
4
VHS - Educational: 
4
CD-ROM: 
NA
Periodical: 
25
Exam Book: 
1
Maximum Late Fines
Book Rental: 
NA
Book (non-children's): 
$5.60
Children's Book: 
$5.60
Audio Book - Cassette: 
$5.60
Audio Book - CD: 
$5.60
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
NA
Music - CD: 
$5.60
DVD - Popular: 
$2.05 per item, per day for new release DVD titles. Fines stop at $25.00 per loan period for DVDs, or the price of the item, if lower.
DVD - Educational: 
$1.05 per item, per day for regular DVD titles. Fines stop at $25.00 per loan period for DVDs, or the price of the item, if lower.
Blu-ray: 
$2.05 per item, per day for new release DVD titles. Fines stop at $25.00 per loan period for DVDs, or the price of the item, if lower. $1.05 per item, per day for regular DVD titles. Fines stop at $25.00 per loan period for DVDs, or the price of the item, if lower.
VHS - Popular: 
COI
VHS - Educational: 
$1.05 per item, per day for regular DVD titles. Fines stop at $25.00 per loan period for DVDs, or the price of the item, if lower.
CD-ROM: 
NA
Periodical: 
$5.60
Exam Book: 
$5.60
Other Fees & Fines
Reserves: 
$1.05 for each item not picked up.
ILL: 
$2.05 per request
Printing per page: 
B&W: $0.15; color: $0.50
B&W Copies (per page): 
B&W: $0.15; color: $0.50
Collections Agency Service Charges: 
$10.00