Fines & Fees

COVID-10 NOTICE

Important Information

We are fine free until June 2021. There will be no late fines on Palisades Park items. This excludes Museum Passes, Devices, and High Demand Items. Fine free does not include overdue fines on materials owned by other libraries. Fine free does not include replacement fees for any lost or damaged items.

All materials being returned will be quarantined for a minimum of 72 hours.

Items owned by other libraries are subject to those libraries’ loan periods and fines. You can check your account on bccls.org.

Item

Loan Period

Number of
Renewals

Daily
Overdue Fine

DVDs & Blu-Rays

14 days

2 Renewal

$1/day

High Demand (New) DVD & Blu-Rays

7 days

1 Renewal

$2/day

Video Games

14 days

2

$2/day

Music CDs

14 days

2

$.50/day

New Books

14 days

1

$.10/day

Audio Books
(books on CD, Playaway)

28 days

2

$1/day

Other Books

28 days

2

$.10/day

Magazines

14 days

2

$.10/day

WiFi Hotspots

14 days

No
Renewals

$5/day

Museum Passes

7 days

No
Renewals

$10/day

Renewals

Eligible items will renew automatically 3 days before their due date for the full loan period.

You will receive a notification via email or text if an eligible item has been renewed.

Notification is only via email or text, so be sure we have your current information in our system.

You can still renew eligible items at any time through your account at bccls.org or at any BCCLS library.

Materials cannot be renewed if they are on hold for another patron.

Automatic Renewals

Effective February 14, 2020, BCCLS automatically renews eligible items checked out to library cardholders.

How do Automatic Renewals Work?

Eligible items will renew automatically 3 days before their due date for the full loan period.
You will receive a notification via email or text if an eligible item has been renewed.
Notification is only via email or text, so be sure we have your current information in our system.
You can still renew eligible items at any time through your account at bccls.org or at any BCCLS library.

An item is NOT eligible for Auto-Renew if:

The item has reached its renewal limit.
The item is on hold for another patron.
Your card has expired.
You owe $10 or more in fines.
You have 10 or more items overdue.

Additional Service Fees

Send a Fax $1 first page/ $.25 each additional page

Scanner Free

Printing $.15 Black & White per page / $.50 Color per page

Photocopy $.15 Black & White per page / $.50 Color per page

Borrowing Rules

You must have a valid BCCLS library card to borrow items.

50 items may be checked out on your card at once.

6 CDs may be check out at a single time.

6 DVDs/Blu-Rays may be check out at a single time.

6 Audiobooks may be check out at a single time.

Your card will be blocked if your privilege expires, you owe $10 or more in fines, or you have more than 10 overdue items. Patrons are responsible for all lost or damaged items.

Returning Items

All items should be returned to the book drop located outside the library.

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