Circulation

  • Most items: 25¢/day
  • ILL: $1.00/day
  • DVDs, audiobooks & 7-day loan bestsellers: 50¢/day
  • Max fine per item: $10.00
  • Max fine per item ILL: $30.00
  • Max fine if paid in full: $35.00. It may be to your advantage to call your local branch library to have your balance confirmed before making an online payment.
  • Juvenile cardholders (ages 0-15) do not accrue overdue fines or late renewal fines for items.
    However, juvenile cardholders will be charged for lost or damaged items.
  • Most in-print materials (include playaways, audio): List Price
  • Magazines: $3:00
  • Volumes, video cassettes or DVDs in sets: $15 per item
  • Audiobook replacement parts: $7/item
  • Most out-of-print materials: $15.00
  • Out-of-print fiction paperbacks: $5.00
  • Out-of-print music CDs or replacement part: $10 per disc
  • Replacement of lost/damaged library card: $1
  • An additional $5.00 nonrefundable service fee will be charged on lost or damaged items. If lost and paid items are returned in good condition within 3 months of payment, only the replacement fee will be refunded.
  • Juvenile cardholders are charged the item replacement cost for any lost or damaged items checked out to the card.
  • All residents of and/or real property owners in the City of Charlottesville, and the counties of Albemarle, Greene, Louisa and Nelson are eligible to obtain free library cards.
  • An individual not meeting the above criteria may purchase a library card on an annual basis for $30. The annual fee must be paid with cash or check. These patrons are also welcome to apply for a free "Computer Use Only" card.
  • Institutional cards are not issued.
  • There are no age requirements for obtaining a library card. Materials charged out to minors are considered to be the responsibility of parents or guardians.