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Does the library charge overdue fines/fees?

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The library does not charge overdue fines for regular, four week items. However, we do assess fees for overdue reserve items, gadgets (such as iPads, eReaders), and periodicals. Most of our late fees are $1 per day, but there are some exceptions. Please refer to our Loan Periods chart below for more information, or visit our Library Policies page at http://library.vcsu.edu/vp.htm?p=1817.

Loan Periods*

Item: Patron Type Length of Check-Out Overdue Fines
Books: Students/Community 4 weeks Non-refundable $10 handling fee after 4th overdue notice
Books: Faculty/Staff 16 weeks Department Policy
DVDs & AVs: Students/Community 4 weeks Non-refundable $10 handling fee after 4th overdue notice
DVDs & AVs: Faculty/Staff 16 weeks Department Policy
Curriculum Library 4 weeks Non-refundable $10 handling fee after 4th overdue notice
Reserve Material 3 Hour Loan $1 an hour
Reserve Material 3 day, 1 & 2 Week $1 a day
Reference Material Overnight: Due at noon $1 a day
eReaders & iPads 1 week, 1 renewal, with a 24 waiting period between loans $2 a day; Replacement cost varies
Periodicals Overnight: Due at noon $1 a day
Periodicals 3 Day Loan $1 a day

*Note: For the most definitive loan period chart, please visit our policies page linked above.