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Fines & Fees

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If any customer retains any library book or other material for 21 days or more past the due date thereof, or if any customer accrues $10.00 or more in fees or fines for the use of any library book, material or service, the Director shall suspend such customer's use of all library books, materials, and services.

Carrollton Code of Ordinances Sec. 132.17 E


Library Overdue Fines
Item Overdue Fee Maximum Overdue Fee
Book $0.50 per day $10.00
Audio Books on CD $0.25 per day $7.50
Multimedia Kit $0.25 per day $7.50
Playaway $0.25 per day $7.50
Engravers $0.25 per day $7.50
DVD $1.00 per day $10.00
Launchpad $1.00 per day $10.00
Story Time Kits $1.00 per day $10.00
Binoculars $1.00 per hour $10.00
Lost/Damaged Library Material Fees
Item Fees
Interlibrary loan materials Cost as assessed by lending library
Media case $5.00
Binoculars Actual cost
All other materials Actual price plus $5 processing fee
Library Service Fees
Service/Item Fee
Interlibrary loan postage reimbursement $2.25 per item
Overdue library item notice fee when mailed $1.00 per notice
Headphones $4.00 per pair
Replacement library card fee $1.00
Computer printing $0.15 per page
Copier printing $0.15 per page
Flash Drives Cost plus $0.05 rounded up to the next quarter dollar

Fees approved by Carrollton City Council September 18, 2018.

Paying Fines

  • Online in your account:
  • In person:
    • Cash
    • Money order
    • Check made payable to City of Carrollton with Library card number written on it
    • Visa, Mastercard, or Discover
  • By postal mail:
    • Check made payable to City of Carrollton with Library card number written on it & mailed to either Library location (addresses)

Accounts with unresolved fees of $50 or more will be referred to Unique Management Services, a materials collection agency, and an additional $10 fee will be added to the account.