$.25 per day - $10.00 maximum per book
$.25 per day - $2.00 maximum per paperback
$.25 per day - $15.00 maximum fine per audiobook
$.25 per day - $10.00 maximum per disc
$.25 per day - $15.00 maximum per DVD
$.25 per day - $10.00 maximum per tape
$1.00 per day - $15.00 maximum per tape
$1.00 per day - $15.00 maximum per kit
Rental Collection (Book and AV Quick Picks):
- Books: $.50 per day - $20.00 maximum per item
- DVDs: $2.00 per day - $20.00 maximum per DVD
$.25 per day - $2 maximum fine per magazine
$1 per day - $20 maximum fine per View
A Note to Our Patrons about the Huntsville Public Library's Retrieval of Long Overdue Items
The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is serious about recovering overdue materials.
Library patrons receive the following overdue notices:
- Day 10: First overdue Reminder e-mailed
- Day 20: Second overdue Notice e-mailed and sent 1st class mail
- Day 35: Third overdue Bill User for Materials e-mailed and sent 1st class mail
- Day 45: Items set to ASSUMED LOST & billed to patron's account
- Day 50: Patron's account referred to a collection agency specializing in the recovery of long overdue materials.
Books: List price charged for books damaged beyond repair. Partial damage prorated.
Cassettes: List price charged for albums and cassettes damaged.
Video Tapes: List price, or prorated against extent of damage.
Compact Discs: List price, or prorated against extent of damage.
DVDs: List price, or prorated against extent of damage.
Digital Audiobooks: List price, or prorated against extent of damage.
In the event a book or audio visual item is lost, patron will be charged the price of the item when purchased by the Library.
Lost items may be returned for a refund, less any overdue fines, within 90 days of the receipt date. Patrons must return the item(s) to an HMCPL location along with the payment receipt.
Holds are made for books, cassette tapes, compact discs, audio books on compact discs, video tapes and kits. Holds may not be placed on DVDs or book and DVD Quick Picks. There is a 20 item holds limit that a patron may request at a time.
An item may not be renewed if a hold has been placed on it.
Materials are held for 5 days.
Public Computer Printouts (except online computer citations)
$.15 per copy
$.15 per copy
Color Photocopies (Main branch only)
$.25 per copy
Microfilm Printer Copies
$.20 per copy
KEY RING LIBRARY CARD
Lost Library Card
$2.00 for replacement of lost card
Lost Booklets, Brochures, etc.
Broken Locked DVD Case
Lost or Damaged Audio Book Case