Loans, Limits, Fines and Fees

Checkout Limits

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


• 15 movies


• 15 audio books


• 15 music CD’s



Fines are charged for overdue materials. A fine of $.20 per day applies to all library materials except movies. Movies are $.50 per day. All items have a standard maximum fine of $5.00. Borrowing privileges will be denied if you have fines of $10.00 or more.


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


Fines may be paid at the library by cash, check, or credit/debit ($2 fee).


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 libraries rules and regulations.


Fees may be paid at the Library by cash or check.

Loan Periods

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


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