Borrowing, Renewals and Late Fees

Borrowing

To find out when your items are due, check your account online.

Loan Periods
Item borrowedLoan periodRenewals
Audiobooks 3 weeks 2 renewals
Books 3 weeks 2 renewals
CDs 1 week 1 renewal
Chromebooks 2 hours No renewals
DVDs and Blu-rays 1 week 1 renewal
High demand books 2 weeks No renewals
High demand DVDs and Blu-rays 3 days No renewals
Hotspots 1 week No renewals
Interlibrary loan materials Varies Varies
Magazines 3 weeks 2 renewals
New books 3 weeks No renewals
Non-fiction DVDs 3 weeks 2 renewals

Renewals

Renew your items to avoid overdue fines. 

You can renew items unless there is a request placed by another library user.

How to renew

  • Renew online. Log in with your library card number and password (last 4 digits of telephone number).
  • Phone 705-789-5232.
  • In person at the library.

Late Fees

Fines are charged on items that are not returned or renewed by their due dates. Charges vary based on the item borrowed. When fines exceed $15, borrowing privileges are suspended.

Fines for Overdue Materials
Item TypeAmountMaximum Fine
Books, audiobooks, non-fiction DVDs, CDs, magazines and new books $0.25 per day $15
DVDs, Blu-rays, high demand books, interlibrary loans and hotspots $1 per day $15
Chromebooks $1 per hour $15
Interlibrary loan not picked up $5 N/A

Email notifications

Why add your email address to your account? We'll tell you when items are here for pick up, about to be due, and when they are overdue. Call us or visit the library to add your email address to your account.

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