Borrowing and Renewing

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There is a limit of 50 items checked out per library card.  You may have up to 200 requests on your card at any one time,

Items may be renewed in person at any library location, by clicking on My Card or by calling the library at (905) 793-4636. Please be prepared to provide your library card number when telephoning. There are no limits on renewing items unless another customer has requested the item.

Late Fees

Late fees can be paid at any library location by cash, personal cheque or debit card. Long overdue accounts may be subject to Recovery Agency actions and additional charges may be levied. Your account must be below $25.00 in order to reinstate your borrowing privileges.

Late fees of $1.00 per day will be charged for DVDs and CD ROMs. Late fees of $0.25 per day will be charged for all other overdue items. Late fees for overdue items are applied to a maximum of $10.00 per item.

Avoid Late Fee Charges

Avoid late fee charges by returning borrowed items on time with the help of these tips:

          • Ask staff to sign you up for free email due date reminders
          • Renew your items
          • Keep your receipts and mark your due dates on your calendar

Loan Period

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Item Loan Period (days) Renewals
Books
21
unlimited*
CDs
21
unlimited*
Magazines
21
unlimited*
Multimedia
21
unlimited*
DVDs
7
unlimited*
Lightning Loan Books
7
0
PAMA Family Library Pass
7
0
Lightning Loan DVDs
3
0
*unless the item has been requested by another customer

Late Fees

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Item Daily Late Fee Maximum Late Fee
Books
25¢
$10.00
CDs
25¢
$10.00
Magazines
25¢
$10.00
Multimedia
25¢
$10.00
DVDs
$1.00
$10.00
Lightning Loan Books
25¢
$10.00
Lightning Loan DVDs
$1.00
$10.00
PAMA Family Library Pass
$1.00
$10.00