Quick Answer: What Happens When You Lose A Library Book?

If you have lost a book or other library item, or if the item is damaged, the library will charge you the original retail price of the item.

You will not be charged an overdue fine.

A staff member can tell you how much the item costs.

If this type of book is lost, you must pay the original retail price of the item.

How much does it cost if you lose a library book?

The standard replacement charge is $150 per item, plus a nonrefundable processing fee of $10. If the actual replacement cost of a particular item (including costs to order and catalog the item) is greater than $150, more will be charged.

What happens if you damage a library book?

If you have damaged a book or other library item, or if you have lost it, the library will charge you the original retail price of the item. If this type of book is damaged or lost, you must pay the original retail price of the item. You can pay for a damaged or lost item by cash or check in any branch.

How much is the fine for overdue library books?

The most common fees and fines are: Books: Overdue: 10 cents a day. Lost books: $60 replacement fee (if you return it, charge is reduced to a $10 late fee)