Fines and Checkouts

Fine Schedule (per day)

General Materials 0.20
Videos/DVDs 1.00
Video Games 1.00
Interlibrary Loan 0.50

The maximum fine per general material item is $6.00
The maximum fine per item for video materials is $10.00

Checkouts and public computer usage are blocked on a card if fines exceed $3.00

General Materials

LOAN PERIODS: General materials may be checked out for two weeks at a time.
ITEM LIMIT: Unless noted, there is no limit on the number of general items that may be checked out.*
GRACE PERIOD: There is a five business day grace period for all general materials.
RENEWALS: These materials may be renewed twice. Renewals can be made at the Library, over the phone or online. No reserved items may be renewed.
RESERVES: General materials may be reserved online or at the desk. We will mail a card or send an email notification when the material is available. The cost for a reserve notification sent by mail is $1.00. A notification sent by email is free.

* We currently limit music CD to 10 items at a time.

Video Materials

LOAN PERIODS: Vidoe materials may be checked out for four days at a time.
ITEM LIMIT: There is a limit of four DVD’s and one video game per adult card.
GRACE PERIOD: There is a no grace period for video materials.
RENEWALS: Video materials may not be renewed and must be returned inside the building at a circulation desk. An additional $1.00 charge will be applied for each item returned in the outside drop box or to another library.
RESERVES: Video materials may not be reserved.

MPL reserves the right to limit materials borrowed and to alter fines, reserves, and loan periods on all material listed above.

A full list of our policies and regulations can be found here.