Loan Information

Loan Periods

New Books 14 days
Books and Paperbacks 21 days
Magazines 14 days
CDs 7 days
DVDS 2 days
Video Games 7 days

Fines

The fines listed below are per item and per day to a maximum of $10.00 per title unless otherwise specified.

14 Day Loan $0.50
Audio Books (Playaway,CD) $0.25
CDs $0.25
Juvenile Books/Magazines $0.10 per item and per day to a maximum of $2.50
Magazines $0.20
Other Adult Books $0.20
Video Games $2.00
Video/DVDs $2.00

Maximum Fines

The fines listed below are for items with the same due date.

Adult Materials (Not including Video/DVDs) $35.00
Juvenile Materials $10.00

Missing / Damaged Items

Charges will apply for missing and / or damaged items.

Holds

Holds may be placed on materials which are out on loan. This can be done in the library at any public access terminal, by speaking to a library staff member, by phone, or remotely from any Internet connection through the library website using a valid Thorold Public Library card number and PIN (Personal Identification Number). When your reserved item is ready for pick up, you will be notified by telephone. Holds must be picked up within three days of notification.

Renewals

All items, except New Release DVDs, Video Games and materials on hold may be renewed. Items may be renewed in the library at any public access terminal, by speaking to a library staff member, by phone, or remotely from any Internet connection through the library website using a valid library card number and PIN (Personal Identification Number).

Dropbox

The dropbox is located at the parking lot entrance and is open for return of library materials only during the hours that the library is closed.