Library & Extended Use Fees*

ITEM FEES Extended Use Fee*
Replacement Library Card
Books, magazines, pamphlets
No Charge
$.25 per day;
maximum $7.50
No Charge
$1.00 per day;
maximum $20.00
Books on CD
No Charge
$1 per day
Playaway Viewers
No Charge
$1 per day
No Charge
$1 per day;
maximum $20.00
Interlibrary Loans (ILL)
(books requested from outside the San Joaquin Valley Library System)
$2.50 per item
$.25 per day
Requests/Holds (books requested from inside the San Joaquin Library System)
No charge to make request; $1.00 charge for each book not picked up
Lost & Damaged Items
Cost of item + processing fee (see fees below)
Processing Fees - Lost / Damage Fees*:
Hardbacks, trade paperbacks, "easy-readers", videos, audio, vertical file materials
Mass-market paperbacks, magazines
Claim for Refunds of Lost Items

Patrons can receive a refund for the replacement cost for a lost item if the item is returned within one year of the payment. The patron must come in to the Library and complete the "CLAIM FOR REFUND" form. The patron will receive a refund check for the replacement cost. Processing charge are not refunded. It takes between 4 -12 weeks before the patron receives the check.

Charges for lost items paid for by credit card cannot be refunded to the patron's credit card account. Complete "CLAIM FOR REFUND" form and a check will be issued.

Miscellaneous Fees
Obituary Lookups
$3.00 per obituary request
Pay in person by cash or check, or online by credit card.
* All fees and fines are approved by the Tulare County Board of Supervisors
Patrons borrowing privileges are suspended when owing $10 or more. The library also uses a agency to collect unpaid fees and overdue materials.

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