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Fines & Fees

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Library items that are more than 21 days overdue and fees or charges over $9.99 will prevent Carrollton Public Library customers from checking out library materials, renewing items, placing holds, using a computer at the library, using check out stations, and reserving rooms.


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.