Late Fees & Notices

Late Fees

The following late fees are in effect as provided by Iredell County Code Section 6.5-1.
Materials Loan Period
Overdue Charges
Maximum Overdue
Charge Per Item
Books (Hardcover and  Paperback)  28 days
$0.25 per day
$5.00
New Books
14 days
$0.25 per day
$5.00
Audio Books 28 days $0.25 per day $5.00
eBooks/eAudio
21 days
No overdue charges
No overdue charges
American Girl Dolls/Action Figures 14 days $0.25 per day $5.00
WiFi Hotspots 7 days $0.25 per day $5.00
Playaway Launchpads 14 days $0.25 per day $5.00

Lost Items

An item is declared lost if:

  • You have reported the item as lost.
  • The item has been overdue for more than 90 days.

Damaged Materials

If an item is damaged but still usable, there is no charge to the patron. If an item is damaged to the point that it can no longer be circulated, you may be responsible for replacement costs.

Late Notices

Notices of late items and unpaid fees are provided to you as a courtesy. You are responsible for all late fees and lost items charged to your card whether or not a notice was sent to or received by you.

Notices are provided according to the following schedule:

Notice Days After Item Due
 Automatic Renewal Reminder (Email)
-3 Days
1st Overdue Notice (Email)
2 Days
2nd Overdue Notice (Email)
14 Days
3rd Overdue Notice (Final notice--Print) 30 Days
Lost Item Notice (Email) 90 Days