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Library changes its fees and fines

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The South Lake Tahoe Branch Library, 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd., is changing its fines and fee structure effective immediately. The new library fines and fees are as follows:

All overdue materials (includes all books, CDs, DVDs, videos, magazines) are 25 cents per day with a maximum of $5 per item. Lost adult/young adult book – $25 or cost (whichever is greater). Lost juvenile book – $20 or cost (whichever is greater). Lost paperbacks and magazines are charged at cost. Nonrefundable processing fees for books is $7. Nonrefundable processing fee for paperbacks and magazines is $1. Replacement of one CD or cassette from an audiobook set is $10. Collections referral is $25. Library card – no charge. Replacement of a lost library card is $1. Non-California resident card is $30. Book, music CD, audiobook, public information video – no charge. Kinkade audiobook checkout is $2. DVD/VHS checkout is $1. Materials request – no charge. Interlibrary loan request -$3 per request. Public computer use – no charge. Computer printouts and black-and-white photocopier charge – 15 cents per page. Microfilm printer copies – 25 cents per page. Exam proctoring – $25 per exam.

In addition, the South Lake Tahoe Library staff requests that all book donations be put on hold until the library re-opens after recarpeting, and the computer lab will be closed July 27 and 28. The library will be closed from July 31 through August 20 for recarpeting and seismic and ADA retrofitting. To return library items during this period use the 24-hour bookdrop. Items may be renewed by contacting the main library at (530) 573-5540, ext. 5540.

The library apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and thanks everyone for their understanding. The staff looks forward to seeing their library patrons again when the library reopens at 10 a.m. Aug. 21.

For more information contact the South Lake Tahoe Branch Library at (530) 573-3185.


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