Loan Periods & Fines

Sechelt Public Library allows a maximum loan of 40 items per card.  Please be advised that borrowing privileges are suspended if outstanding fines reach $5.00.

Collection Description Borrowing period
Fines
Adult Materials Books, Paperbacks, Book Club, CDs, Audiobooks 3 weeks (2 renewals) 25¢ per day per item, max $5.00 per item.
New Adult Materials Books, Paperbacks, Book Club 2 weeks (1 renewal) 25¢ per day per item, max $5.00 per item.
Children’s /Teen Materials Books, Kits, DVDs, CDs, Read-alongs, Audiobooks 3 weeks (2 renewals) We do not charge fines for these items.
DVDs Patrons are limited to 2 New DVDs. New DVDs – 3 days (no renewals and no holds)  Regular DVD collection – 7 days (1 renewal) 25¢ per day per item, max $5.00 per item.
Magazines There are magazine collections for kids, teens, and adults. Current issue: In-Library Use Only
Back issues: 1 week
Adults: 25¢ per day, max $3.00 per item.  Kids and Teens: 10¢ per day, max $3.00 per item.
Newspapers Vancouver Sun, National Post, Globe & Mail, The Local, Coast Reporter, and Georgia Straight In-Library Use Only
Interlibrary Loans Interlibrary loans available via BC Interlibrary Connect, Outlook and beyond Loan period and renewal policy set by loaning library 50¢ per day.  No maximum fine.