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Loans, Fines, and Fees

Loan Periods

Books, audio28 days
High-demand books, magazines14 days
DVDs7 days
eBooks, eAudiobooks7 or 14 days

Items Allowed at One Time

Physical materials100 items
Digital content (eBooks & eAudiobooks, combined)15 items

Reserves Allowed at One Time

Physical materials20 items
Digital content (eBooks & eAudiobooks, combined)10 items

Fines & Charges

Please note: fines and fees marked with an asterisk (*) have been suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Printing is limited to 100 pages per session.  Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis.

Overdue fine*$0.15 per day*
Overdue fine: interlibrary loans$1.00 per day
Maximum fine*$6.75 per item*
Lost or damaged item charge*Up to full price of item*


  • Black and White*
$0.15 per page*
  • Color*
$0.50 per page*
  • Microfiche Reader/Printer*
$0.25 per page*
3D Printer 
  • PLA Filament
$0.15 per gram

Users with fines exceeding $25.00 will not be allowed to check out 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.  Items may be renewed at any Library location, by telephone, or online.