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Rates effective January 1, 2015

Library Card



Initial Card



Replacement Fee

$2.00 per card

Loan Periods



Books, Magazines, Talking Books

3 Weeks


Videos and DVDs

1 Week


Special Loans





You may renew most items once by phone, in person or online, as long as the items are not reserved for someone else.  Special Loan items are not renewable.




All materials, including videos and DVDs, may be returned in the book drop when the library is closed.



Overdue Fines and Fees



Overdue Fine

.25 per item per day  (All patron ages.)


ILL Request (initial fee for items requested outside of the MCFL system)

$3.00 per title request


Item lost or damaged beyond repair

Cost of item +$10 processing fee


Lost item found/returned

$10 processing fee


Lost CD (belonging to a set)

$10 per CD


Magazine Replacement

$5 per magazine


Lost item found/returned

$10 processing fee



Only one overdue/billing notice will be sent after 4 weeks.  Library users with overdue fines must either:


Pay their entire fine, or



Pay at least 10% of balances below $25 at each visit



Borrowing privileges will be blocked on accounts with balances of $25 or more.

Accounts with balances of $50 or more will be sent to a Debt Collection Agency.




Returned check fee

$25 per check


Referral of Delinquent Account for Collection

$12 per account

Other Services



Photocopying/Printing (self-service)

.15 per page


Photocopying/Printing (self-service) Color

.25 per page


Scanning (self-service) – where available

.15 per page


Microfilm/Microfiche Printing

.15 per page


Public use Fax




Sending (within US only)

$3.50 first page



.50 for each additional page




.50 per page


Meeting Room Use (1-hour minimum)




Full Service (Separate entrance.)

$20 per hour



Non-Full Service

$10 per hour



Test Proctoring (where available)

$10 per exam


Wi-Fi (where available)



Obituary Search

$5 per name


Californiana Local History Digital Image

$20 per image (personal/nonprofit use)



$35 per image  (commercial use)


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