Loan Periods & Fees

Effective August 6, 2019: Our Fines & Fees have changed. They are now by MATERIAL TYPE, regardless of the age of the account holder. See below for more information.

Library Item  Loan Period Renewals
Books, Audiobooks, Kits, Music CDs, Nature Backpacks, Pedometers, Energy Meters 3 weeks 5 (if no holds)
Magazines 3 weeks 5
High Demand Items (Fast Track) 2 weeks No
DVD and Blu-Ray 1 week 5 (if no holds)
Video Games (limit of 5 per borrower) 3 weeks 5 (if no holds)
Bestseller Express Books 1 week No
Bestseller Express Movies (limit of 3 per borrower) 3 days No
Book Club Sets (limit of 2 per borrower) 6 weeks No

Interlibrary Loans (ILLO)


*contact APL at least 2-3 days before due date to request a renewal

3 weeks

Up to lending library*

Material Type Fine Per Item Per Day Maximum Fine Per Item, Per Loan Period*
Adult books, magazines & kits $0.25 $3.00
Adult and Young Adult A/V $0.25 $3.00
Young Adult books & magazines $0.05 $1.00
Juvenile A/V $0.05 $1.00
Juvenile books, magazines & kits no fines no fines
(A/V includes DVDs, BluRay, music CDs, audiobooks & video games)   * Note: Each renewal is considered another loan period
Other Fees Fee HST applicable
Delinquent accounts may be forwarded to a collection agency. An additional service charge is levied for each overdue account referred to the collection agency. $20.00
An administrative fee will be charged for NSF returned cheques $40.00  
Replacement fee for lost card $3.00  
Copier Fee - Letter Size Black / Colour $0.15 / $0.50
Copier Fee - Oversized Paper $0.30
Printing - Black / Colour $0.15 / $0.50

Damaged or Lost Items


The charge for lost or damaged material is based on the full replacement cost of the item. HST will be applied to all material deemed non-print. REPLACEMENT OR DONATED COPIES IN LIEU ARE NOT ACCEPTED.


The replacement fee is refundable if a lost item is found within three months of payment and the payment receipt accompanies the material. Refunds over $20 will be issued by cheque within 30 days of refund request.