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Renewing your card:

Please complete the Membership Renewal Form or visit us at the Library.

Renewing your items:

Provided another library member is not waiting for them, you may renew videos and DVDs once, other items may be renewed twice. Login to your account in the Bibliocommons catalogue to renew your items or call 403-502-8525.

Late Return Fees:

If you keep library materials after the date they are due back at the library, you will start accruing late fees. Late fees are calculated based on the rates below:

Adult and Young Adult items: $0.25/item per day.

Children's items: $0.10/item per day.

Fees can now be paid online by logging into your account in the Bibliocommons catalogue and selecting the "Fines" tab.

Email Notifications:

Email notification of pending overdues is sent before the item comes due, please make sure we have your valid email address. An overdue notice is mailed to the cardholder three (3) weeks after the due date. The notice lists the title of each overdue item. The second and final overdue notice is mailed five (5) weeks after the due date.

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  1. Items in high demand, excluding dvds, are loaned for two weeks
  2. Items loaned to homebound and visually-impaired cardholders, excluding dvds, are loaned for six weeks
  3. Items loaned as a vacation loan, excluding dvds, are loaned for six weeks
  4. Interlibrary items are loaned for six weeks
  5. ‘Hot off the Press’ items are loaned for one week with no holds or renewals permitted
  6. Renewal Periods: All circulating resources may be renewed a maximum of two times
    for a total loan of nine weeks, with the exception of dvds which may be
    renewed once for a total loan of two weeks. All renewals are subject to recall or
    reservations from other cardholders.

Material Type Charge / Day Maximum Fine
Adult Resources $0.25 $5.00
Children’s Resources $0.10 $2.00
Young Adult Resources $0.25 $5.00

  1. Logging into your library account is the easiest way to keep track of when your items are due.
  2. The Library will email overdue warnings if you have a valid email account in the system.
  3. The final overdue notice is mailed five (5) weeks after the due date. The
    notice lists the title and replacement cost of each overdue item.
  4. Items will be deemed to have been lost if they have been overdue for twelve (12)
    weeks.
  5. At the discretion of the Chief Librarian, an overdue account may be sent to the
    library’s collection agency. The collection agency’s fee is assessed as a percentage of
    the overdue account and will be added to the cardholder’s overdue account.
  6. Adult and Young Adult cardholders who have reached twenty dollars ($20.00) in
    outstanding fines or other fees, and Child cardholders who have reached ten dollars
    ($10.00) in outstanding fines or other fees will not be allowed to borrow resources
    until their account is paid.
  7. Notwithstanding paragraph 5., accounts may be paid in installments without loss of
    borrowing privileges and accounts may be reduced or waived in very special
    circumstances.

  1. The original purchase cost if it is available, shall be charged. If this is not available a fee for the type of item damaged or lost shall be charged. This charge may be waived if an exact replacement copy in new or pristine condition is provided by the cardholder. Should the cardholder find a lost item within six (6) months of having paid the lost fee for the item, the cardholder shall be reimbursed for the item. After the six (6) month period, the item remains the property of the cardholder.
  2. At the discretion of the Chief Librarian, a processing fee of $5.00 per item may be charged.