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Loans, Fines, and Fees

Loan Policies

Loan Period: books, audio 28 days
Loan Period: new books, magazines 14 days
Loan Period: high-demand books ("Lucky Day") 7 days
Loan Period: DVDs (not new) 7 days
Loan Period: new DVDs 3 days
Loan Period: eBooks 7 or 14 days
Loan Period: downloadable audiobooks Up to 21 days
Total number of items checked out at one time 35
Total number of reserves at one time 15
Total number of eBooks checked out at one time 10
Total number of eBook reserves at one time 9
Total number of downloadable audiobooks checked out at one time 10

Fines & Charges

Overdue Fine: books, audio, 7-day DVDs $0.15 per day
Overdue Fine: 7-day books ("Lucky Day") $1.00 per day
Overdue Fine: Interlibrary Loans $1.00 per day
Overdue Fine: New DVDs $1.00 per day
Maximum Fine: Books and other AV $6.75
Maximum Fine:  7-day books ("Lucky Day") Full price of item
Maximum Fine: New DVDs Full price of item
Lost or damaged item charge Full price of item
Missing CD from audio book $10.00
Non-pick up of hold $1.00
Lost library card, adult $1.00
Lost library card, juvenile $0.50
Fee: Earbuds $1.00
Fee: Copy/Print  
  • Black and White
$0.15 per page
  • Color
$0.50 per page
  • Microfiche Reader/Printer
$0.25 per page
Fee: Flashdrive $6.00
Conference Room Fees  
  • After Hours
$75.00-$100.00 per hour
  • Portable LCD Projector
$30.00 per day
  • Conference Call Phone
$20.00 per day

Users with fines exceeding $10.00 will not be allowed to check out or reserve items. Materials may be returned to any Lexington Public Library location. Items may be renewed unless the item has had a reserve placed on it. Four renewals are allowed per item. Overdue items may not be eligible for renewals. Items may be renewed at any Library location, by telephone, or online.