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Catoosa County Library Shelves

Borrowing Details

Loan Periods

Loan periods vary with the type of material. Most library materials, especially books, may be checked out for two weeks. Some materials have a loan period of one week.

 

Please refer to the due date on the receipt or check your account for the due date. Most items can be renewed up to two times unless they have a hold placed on them.

Checkout Limits

PINES cards have a checkout limit of 50 items. The Catoosa County Library has the following limits set on certain items:

  • 15 DVDs

  • 10 Audiobooks

  • 10 Music CDs

  • 3 Videos Games

Fines

Fines are charged for overdue materials. A fine of $.20 per day applies to most library materials except Video Games. Video Games are $1.00 per day. Fines for passes may vary.

 

All items have a standard maximum late fine of $5.00. Borrowing privileges will be denied if you have fines of $10.00 or more.

Notices

PINES will send notifications about due dates, holds, account renewals, and more according to user preferences. 

 

Overdue notices will be sent by mail and/or e-mail. Patrons are responsible for the loss of or damage to any checked out material equipment or property.

Fees

The replacement fee for lost and damaged materials is the purchase price of the item plus a $3.00 processing fee. If the item belongs to another library the patron is required to go by the lending library's rules and regulations.

Payments

Fines and fees may be paid by cash, check, or credit/debit card. If you pay by card,  a $2.00 convenience fee will be added to your transaction total. We also accept card payments over the phone.

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