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Loans, Limits and Fees

Item
Loan
Period (days)
Limit
per card
HOLDS Available Renew Available
*if no holds
Books (General)

21

--

Yes

Yes

Book Club Kits

42

2

Yes

No

Compact Disks (Music CDs and Audiobooks)

21

--

Yes

No

DVD/Blu-Ray (Feature Films)

7

--

Yes

Yes

DVD/Blu-Ray (TV Series)

21

--

Yes

Yes

DVD/Blu-Ray (Children's)

7

--

Yes

Yes

Enviro-pack

21

--

No

Yes

Fast Lane Books

7

--

No

No

Fast Lane DVDs/Blu-ray

3

--

No

No

Interlibrary Loan items

Varies

15

No

No

In library use (Laptops, Tinker Toys, etc. )

2 hours

1

No

Yes

Magazines

7

--

Yes

No

Non-circulating Materials (Reference Items, etc.)

Varies

--

No

No

OPL Express – Browse and Borrow Kiosk

21

--

No

Yes

Sport Equipment Kits
(Adult or Teen Card Only)

7

1

Yes

No

Storytelling
Kits (Adult Card Only)

7

1

Yes

Yes

Wifi Hotspots

7

--

No

No

*Loan Periods for high demand items may be reduced.

A maximum of 50 items borrowed per card.
Library privileges will be suspended due to fees of $25 or more; two or more items overdue; items overdue by 5 weeks or more.

Administration Fees:
Non-refundable fee for each account sent to the collection agency: $20
NSF cheques returned from the bank: $40

Courtesy Renewal:
Items eligible for renewal will be renewed as an automated courtesy on their due date. The auto-renewal will only apply if the item meets the qualifications as per the chart above, the library card is not blocked and there is no hold on the item.

Holds:
A $1 fee will apply to holds not picked up within 4 days of notification. Holds limited to 50 items per card. To cancel or suspend holds visit My OPL on our website or your mobile device or call your branch.

Interlibrary Loan:
Charges for borrowing vary depending upon source of loan.

Library cards:
New cards are free. Replacement of lost cards fees are $2 for an adult / $1 for a child.

Lost/damaged Items:
RFID Tags, barcodes, containers, cases or kit bags: $7**
Kit Pieces: $value + $7**
Other Items: Library determined replacement cost +$7**

Refund for Lost/Paid Items Returned:
$Value, minus $7**
Must include receipt and within 60 days

Overdue Reminders:
Overdue notices are generated at 3 days, 10 days and 21 day. You may receive notices by email, phone or regular mail. Items are considered lost at 51 days overdue. Replacement charges will be assessed on your account plus a $7 per item processing fee. Overdue accounts may be submitted to a collection agency.

Last modified: October 9, 2020


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