Loan Periods & Fines

Sechelt Public Library allows a maximum loan of 40 items per card.  Please be advised that borrowing privileges are suspended if you have overdue items. Please also note that we can’t take payment for fines on items from the Gibsons and District Public Library.

Collection Description Borrowing period
Fines
Adult Materials Books, Paperbacks, Book Club, CDs, Audiobooks 3 weeks (2 renewals) No fines (except ILL / ILC items)
New Adult Materials Books, Paperbacks, Book Club 2 weeks (1 renewal) No fines
Electronic resources E-readers 3 weeks (1 renewal – limit one at a time), must pick up and return at Sechelt Library Circulation Desk
$5.00/day to max of $15.00
Children’s/Teen Materials Books, Kits, DVDs, CDs, Read-alongs, Audiobooks
3 weeks (2 renewals) No fines
Children’s/Teen Materials Steam Kits 3 weeks (1 renewal – limit one at a time), must pick up and return at Sechelt Library Circulation Desk $5.00/day to max of $15.00
DVDs/Video games
Patrons are limited to 2 New DVDs/video games /// Video games must be returned to the Sechelt Library Circulation Desk
New DVDs – 7 days (0 renewals) ///   Regular  DVDs – 14 days (1 renewal)  ///  Video games – 14 days (0 renewals) No fines
Magazines There are magazine collections for children, teens, and adults. All issues: 2 weeks (1 renewal) No fines
Other Light therapy kits, Radon detection kits Light therapy kits: 3 weeks /// Radon detection kits: 4 weeks
No fines
Newspapers Vancouver Sun, National Post, Globe & Mail, New York Times Sunday Edition, Coast Reporter, The Local In-Library Use Only
Interlibrary Loans Interlibrary loans available via BC Interlibrary Connect, Illume, and Voilà
Loan period and renewal policy set by loaning library Fines applied according to the policy of the Lending Library