Overdue, Lost or Damaged Library Materials
CHAPTER 10: Circulation
COMPUTER ID: CIUSE-8
Title: Overdue, Lost or Damaged Library Materials
Effective Date: 11-24-86
Authorized By: Library Director
Date of Last Revision: 6-2013
See also: ITEM NUMBER 10.10 Checkout Policies
This notice is sent by WVLS during regular business hours (Mon.-Fri.), excluding holidays
Interlibrary Loans, DVDs, Playaways, videogames, stories to go boxes, and artwork
are overdue 2 days.
All other materials are overdue 7 days.
This notice is sent 14 days later.
If a customer returns the overdue items at this time, only the fine will be charged for
35 days after the due date the customer is billed for the cost of the overdue items.
The bill informs the customer that their account will be sent to a collection agency
when the customer owes $75.00 or more and that a $10.00 collection fee will be
assessed at the time the account is sent.
CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS ARE BLOCKED FROM MATERIAL CHECKOUTS IF:
Customer has $10.00 in fines and/or billed/damaged materials.
Customer has 25 or more items overdue.
CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS ARE BLOCKED FROM ELECTRONIC RESOURCES IF:
Customer owes $25.00 or more.
Accounts are reactivated when items are returned and the amount owed is less than
ITEM NUMBER: 10.27 b
Customer is billed the cost of the material OR miscellaneous damage charges.
LOST MARATHON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY MATERIAL FOUND:
Once an item is billed and withdrawn
from our system (approximately 1 year), the
customer is responsible for replacement costs. We will not accept the item after it is
Accounts with billed materials, returned before withdrawal, which have not been paid
for, will be adjusted up to the maximum fine accumulation on date of return.
The $10.00 debt collection fee will not be reimbursed.
Customers will not be reimbursed the replacement cost any items that have been lost, paid
for and then found.
- Marathon County Public Library
300 North First Street Wausau WI 54403 USA
Account Status: 715-261-7209 (24/7)