• DCLS Fines and Fees

    DVD/Blu-ray Fees

    Due to a software issue, we are currently unable to renew entertainment DVD's and Blu-ray discs. These items can only be checked out for one week.

    What does this mean for you?
    You will still only be charged $.50 for each day you have the item, even if you have it for longer than 7 days.

    You will receive overdue notices for items not returned by the original due date.

    We deeply apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. 

    Please Note: The software problem with renewals caused some patrons to be overcharged for DVD and Blu-ray rentals. If you think this may have happened to you, please ask a staff person at any library to review your account.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding, and continued use of The Library.

    Pay by the Day! 

    Entertainment Rental  (1 week loan)

    $1 first night

    50¢ each additional night

    Educational Rental(3 week loan)


    Lost Library Card

    If you cannot find your library card, please contact us immediately. A staff member will deactivate the lost card right away to prevent unauthorized use. To receive a replacement card you will need to visit us at one of our eight library locations with photo identification and we can issue you a new card right away. There is a $2 fee to replace lost cards.

    Internet and Computer Printout Fees

    • 20¢ per black and white page. 30¢ per  2-sided print.
    • 50¢ per color page. 80¢ per 2-sided print

    Copier  Fees

    • 20¢ per black and white page per side.
    • 50¢ per color page per side

    Overdue Fines

    • Adult, juvenile, District and Inter-Library Loan items: 25¢ a day.
    • Current DVD/Blu-Ray: $1.50 a day.
    • DVD/Blu-Ray: 50¢ a day. 
    • Open For Discovery Bags: 25¢ per item per day
    • If more than $10 is owed, borrowing privileges are suspended.
    • A bill for lost items is sent to you when your items are 45 days overdue. That bill will include a billing fee for each item.  Also, if you owe more than $3 in fines, you will receive a notice for the amount. *If we can‘t reach you by phone after the 3 day calling period, you will receive a print notice by default.
    • The library system may refer past due accounts with fines and fees of $45 or above to a collection agency.  Books and media are expensive and unreturned materials are a loss to the entire community.

    Item Fees for Damaged or Lost Materials

    • Borrowers are responsible for the replacement cost of lost or damaged library materials.
      • A billing fee of up to $11 will be added for each lost item.
      • A cost of up to $8 will be charged for missing pieces from sets or kits..

    Interlibrary Loan

    DCLS covers basic fees for ILL materials. If a lending library assesses extra fees, those fees will be passed along to the patron.

    Requested Items

    There will be a 50¢ per item charge for those items not picked up by last day available.  Requests can be canceled either by logging into your library account or by calling the library where you wished to pick-up the item.

    Computer Use Pass

    • $2 per hour for non-library cardholders  

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