Torrance Public Library - Fines and Fees

Card Charges
Temporary Card: 
$0.50
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: 
$5.00 to replace lost/stolen/misplaced library card; NC for damaged card.
Charge to Borrow
Book Rental: 
NC
Audio Book - Cassette: 
NC
Audio Book - CD: 
NCF
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 (Most periodicals cannot be checked out)
Special Loan: 
NA
Exam Book: 
NC
Other: 
NC
Late Fines - Daily
Book Rental: 
$0.30
Book (non-children's): 
$0.30
Children's Book: 
$0.30
Audio Book - Cassette: 
$0.30
Audio Book - CD: 
$0.30
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
$0.30
Music - CD: 
$0.30
DVD - Popular: 
$2.00
DVD - Educational: 
$2.00
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
$2.00
VHS - Educational: 
$2.00
CD-ROM: 
NC
Periodical: 
NC
Special Loan: 
$0.30
Loan Periods - Renewals
Book Rental: 
Book Rental 3 wks/2 renewals
Book (non-children's): 
Book Rental 3 wks/2 renewals
Children's Book: 
3 wks/2 renewals (Some children's books are 7 days only with no renewals)
Audio Book - Cassette: 
Book Rental 3 wks/2 renewals
Audio Book - CD: 
Book Rental 3 wks/2 renewals
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
Book Rental 3 wks/2 renewals
Music - CD: 
Book Rental 3 wks/2 renewals
DVD - Popular: 
1 wk/2 renewals
DVD - Educational: 
1 wk/2 renewals
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
1 wk/2 renewals
VHS - Educational: 
1 wk/2 renewals
Periodical: 
Honor system for those that circulate.
Special Loan: 
NA
Exam Book: 
3 wks/2 renewals
Lost/Damage Fine
Replacement Card: 
$5.00
Missing/Damaged Barcode: 
$2.00
Missing/Damaged RFID: 
NA
Book (non-children's): 
COI + $10.00 PF
Children's Book: 
COI + $10.00 PF; Youth paperbacks: COI + $2.00 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: 
$2.00
Periodical: 
NC
Special Loan: 
NA
Max Number of Items Checked Out At One Time
Book Rental: 
50 total, 6 in a specific subject
Book (non-children's): 
50 total, 6 in a specific subject
Children's Book: 
50 total, 2 in a specific subject
Audio Book - Cassette: 
6 total (cassette & CD)
Audio Book - CD: 
6 total (cassette & CD)
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
6 total
Music - CD: 
6 total (DVD and video)
DVD - Popular: 
6 total (DVD and video)
DVD - Educational: 
6 total (DVD and video)
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
6 total (DVD and video)
VHS - Educational: 
6 total (DVD and video)
CD-ROM: 
6 total
Periodical: 
6 of those allowed
Special Loan: 
NA
Exam Book: 
6 total
Maximum Late Fines
Book Rental: 
$10.00
Book (non-children's): 
$10.00
Children's Book: 
$10.00
Audio Book - Cassette: 
$10.00
Audio Book - CD: 
$10.00
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
$10.00
Music - CD: 
$10.00
DVD - Popular: 
$10.00
DVD - Educational: 
$10.00
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
$10.00
VHS - Educational: 
$10.00
CD-ROM: 
$10.00
Periodical: 
$10.00
Special Loan: 
NA
Exam Book: 
$10.00
Other Fees & Fines
Reserves: 
Adult: $0.75; children: $0.15
ILL: 
$5.00 research fee per item.
Printing per page: 
$0.15
B&W Copies (per page): 
With copy card: $0.15; cash: $0.20
Collections Agency Service Charges: 
NA