Loan Periods & Fees

Aurora Public Library has eliminated all late fees for library materials. The Library’s fine free model will permanently reduce barriers to accessing APL’s resources and services. All existing late fees are forgiven. Charges remain in place for lost or damaged items. 

Material Type Hold Loan Period Renewals
Audiobook Yes 21 Days 5 Renewals
Bestseller Express (Books) No 7 Days 0 Renewals
Bestseller Express (Movies) No 3 Days 0 Renewals
Blu-Ray Yes 7 Days 5 Renewals
Book Yes 21 Days 5 Renewals
Book Club Kit Yes 42 Days 0 Renewals
CD Yes 21 Days 5 Renewals
Digital Equipment No Return 30 minutes before closing 0 Renewals
DVD Yes 7 Days 5 Renewals
eContent Determined by licensing agreement Determined by licensing agreement Determined by licensing agreement
Fast Track Books Yes 14 Days 0 Renewals
Magazines No 21 Days 5 Renewals
Nature Backpack Yes 21 Days 5 Renewals
Pedometer Yes 21 Days 5 Renewals
Reference Material No In-Library use only N/A
Video Games Yes 21 Days 5 Renewals
Watt Readers Yes 21 Days 5 Renewals

 

Material Type

Max # of items per account
Total combined items checked out at one time 100
Book Club Kits 2
Bestseller Express Movies 3
Video Games 5

 

 Fees 

Fee HST applicable
Delinquent accounts may be forwarded to a collection agency. An additional service charge is levied for each overdue account referred to the collection agency. $20.00
An administrative fee will be charged for NSF returned cheques $40.00  
Replacement fee for lost card $3.00  
Copier Fee - Letter Size Black / Colour $0.15 / $0.25
Copier Fee - Oversized Paper $0.25
Printing - Black / Colour $0.15 / $0.25

 

 

Damaged or Lost Items

 

The charge for lost or damaged material is based on the full replacement cost of the item. HST will be applied to all material deemed non-print. Replacement or donated copies in lieu are not accepted. 

 

The replacement fee is refundable if a lost item is found within three months of payment and the payment receipt accompanies the material. Refunds over $20 will be issued by cheque within 30 days of refund request.