Los Angeles Public Library - Fines and Fees

Card Charges
Temporary Card: 
NA
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: 
$50.00 annual fee for non-California resident.
Replacement Card: 
$3.00
Charge to Borrow
Book Rental: 
NC
Audio Book - Cassette: 
NC
Audio Book - CD: 
NC
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
NC
Music - CD: 
NC
DVD - Popular: 
NC
DVD - Educational: 
NC
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
NC
VHS - Educational: 
NC
CD-ROM: 
NC
Periodical: 
NC
Special Loan: 
NC
Exam Book: 
NC
Late Fines - Daily
Book Rental: 
Adult: $0.35; Childen: $0.15
Book (non-children's): 
$0.35
Children's Book: 
$0.15
Audio Book - Cassette: 
Adult: $0.35; Childen: $0.15
Audio Book - CD: 
Adult: $0.35; Childen: $0.15
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
Adult: $0.35; Childen: $0.15
Music - CD: 
$1.00
DVD - Popular: 
$1.00
DVD - Educational: 
$1.00
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
$1.00
VHS - Educational: 
$1.00
CD-ROM: 
NA
Periodical: 
Adult: $0.35; Childen: $0.15
Special Loan: 
Varies
Exam Book: 
Adult: $0.35; Childen: $0.15
Loan Periods - Renewals
Book Rental: 
3 wks/2 renewals
Book (non-children's): 
3 wks/2 renewals
Children's Book: 
3 wks/2 renewals
Audio Book - Cassette: 
3 wks/2 renewals
Audio Book - CD: 
3 w3 wks/2 renewals
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
3 wks/2 renewals
Music - CD: 
1 wks/2 renewals
DVD - Popular: 
2 days/no renewal
DVD - Educational: 
1 wk/no renewal
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
3 wks/2 renewals
VHS - Educational: 
3 wks/2 renewals
CD-ROM: 
NA
Periodical: 
3 wks/2 renewals
Special Loan: 
Varies
Exam Book: 
3 wks/2 renewals
Other: 
No renewals on items that have holds on them.
Lost/Damage Fine
Replacement Card: 
$3.00
Missing/Damaged Barcode: 
NA
Missing/Damaged RFID: 
$2.00
Book (non-children's): 
COI + $10.00 PF
Children's Book: 
COI + $10.00 PF
Audio Cassette: 
COI + $10.00 PF
CD: 
COI + $10.00 PF
DVD: 
COI + $10.00 PF
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS: 
COI + $10.00 PF
Art Print: 
NA
CD-ROM: 
NA
Periodical: 
COI + $10.00 PF
Special Loan: 
COI + $10.00 PF
Max Number of Items Checked Out At One Time
Book Rental: 
10
Book (non-children's): 
10
Children's Book: 
10
Audio Book - Cassette: 
10
Audio Book - CD: 
10
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
10
Music - CD: 
10
DVD - Popular: 
3
DVD - Educational: 
3
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
3
VHS - Educational: 
3
CD-ROM: 
10
Periodical: 
10
Special Loan: 
Varies
Exam Book: 
10
Maximum Late Fines
Book Rental: 
COI
Book (non-children's): 
COI
Children's Book: 
COI
Audio Book - Cassette: 
COI
Audio Book - CD: 
COI
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
COI
Music - CD: 
COI
DVD - Popular: 
COI
DVD - Educational: 
COI
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
COI
VHS - Educational: 
COI
CD-ROM: 
COI
Periodical: 
COI
Special Loan: 
COI
Exam Book: 
COI
Other Fees & Fines
Reserves: 
$1.00 for each item not picked up
ILL: 
$10.00 flat fee plus all applicable charges assessed by the loaning library.
Printing per page: 
B&W: $0.25; color: $0.50
B&W Copies (per page): 
B&W (8 1/2" x 11"): $0.25; color (11" x 17"): $0.50
Collections Agency Service Charges: 
$15.00