Whittier 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: 
$7.00
Other: 
First time library cards are free for Residents and Non-residents of CA.
Charge to Borrow
Book Rental: 
NA
Audio Book - Cassette: 
NC
Audio Book - CD: 
NC
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
NC
Music - CD: 
NC
DVD - Popular: 
$1.00
DVD - Educational: 
$1.00
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
$1.00
VHS - Educational: 
$1.00
CD-ROM: 
NC
Periodical: 
NC
Special Loan: 
Teacher loan for Children's books: NC
Exam Book: 
NC
Late Fines - Daily
Book Rental: 
NA
Book (non-children's): 
$0.25
Children's Book: 
$0.25
Audio Book - Cassette: 
$0.25
Audio Book - CD: 
$0.25
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
$0.25
Music - CD: 
$0.25
DVD - Popular: 
$2.00
DVD - Educational: 
$2.00
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
$2.00
VHS - Educational: 
$2.00
CD-ROM: 
NA
Periodical: 
$0.25
Special Loan: 
Teacher loan for children's books: $0.25
Exam Book: 
$0.25
Loan Periods - Renewals
Book Rental: 
NA
Book (non-children's): 
3 wks/1 renewal
Children's Book: 
3 wks/1 renewal
Audio Book - Cassette: 
3 wks/1 renewal
Audio Book - CD: 
3 wks/1 renewal
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
3 wks/1 renewal
Music - CD: 
3 wks/1 renewal
DVD - Popular: 
2 days/no renewals
DVD - Educational: 
1 wk/no renewals
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
2 days/ no renewals
VHS - Educational: 
1 wk/no renewals
CD-ROM: 
NA
Periodical: 
1 wk/no renewals
Special Loan: 
Teacher loan for children's books: 4 wks/1 renewal for 3 wks
Exam Book: 
1 wk/no renewals
Lost/Damage Fine
Replacement Card: 
$7.00
Missing/Damaged Barcode: 
$1.00
Book (non-children's): 
COI + $14.00 PF
Children's Book: 
COI + $14.00 PF
Audio Cassette: 
COI + $14.00 PF
CD: 
COI + $14.00 PF
DVD: 
COI + $14.00 PF
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS: 
COI + $14.00 PF
Art Print: 
NA
CD-ROM: 
Only has CD ROMs in a few books
Periodical: 
COI + $14.00 PF
Special Loan: 
COI + $14.00 PF
Other: 
Other fees may be added to each item for loss or damage such as the overdue fines (extended use fees) that accrued for the item (s).
Max Number of Items Checked Out At One Time
Book (non-children's): 
Non-fiction: 6 per subject; Fiction: 40
Children's Book: 
40
Audio Book - Cassette: 
3
Audio Book - CD: 
3
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
3
Music - CD: 
6 total (DVD and video)
DVD - Popular: 
3
DVD - Educational: 
3
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
5
VHS - Educational: 
5
CD-ROM: 
NA
Periodical: 
6
Special Loan: 
Teacher loan for Children's books: 40 items
Exam Book: 
6 per subject
Maximum Late Fines
Book Rental: 
90% of COI
Book (non-children's): 
90% of COI
Children's Book: 
90% of COI; max. late fees for items checked out on a Minor's card: $5.00/item.
Audio Book - Cassette: 
90% of COI
Audio Book - CD: 
90% of COI
Art Print: 
NA
Music - Cassette: 
90% of COI
Music - CD: 
90% of COI
DVD - Popular: 
90% of COI
DVD - Educational: 
90% of COI
Blu-ray: 
NA
VHS - Popular: 
90% of COI
VHS - Educational: 
90% of COI
CD-ROM: 
Only has CD ROMs in a few books
Periodical: 
90% of COI
Special Loan: 
90% of COI
Exam Book: 
90% of COI
Other: 
90% of COI
Other Fees & Fines
Reserves: 
$1.00/item
ILL: 
$5.00/item
Printing per page: 
B&W: $0.15; color copy from the Internet: $0.75; microfilm/microfiche printing: $0.25
B&W Copies (per page): 
$0.15
Collections Agency Service Charges: 
$15.00 collection fee + COI
Others: 
Book covers: $2.00; First returned check: $25.00, ea. additional check: $35.00; Typewriter: $0.50/20 min.