Policies & Fee Schedule
- Schedule of Fines, Fees, Charges and Regulations for Use of Library Materials and Equipment
- Haltom City Public Library - 4809 Haltom Rd. | Haltom City, TX 76117
- Information: 817-222-7786
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- Haltom City Public Library - Services
Fines, fees, charges and regulations for the use of library materials and equipment are recommended by the Haltom City Public Library Board and adopted by the Haltom City Council and will be reviewed periodically and adjusted through City Council action. The following fees are for Haltom City Public Library items only. MetrOPAC partner libraries may have different fee schedules for their items.
Circulation period includes all library materials 3 weeks (21 days) from the date the item(s) are first presented at check-out.
Library materials checked out are the sole responsibility of the cardholder and should be returned on-time and in good condition.
Number of Items Checked Out
There is a ninety nine-item limit on all materials that can be borrowed at one time or the number of items on any one subject that can be borrowed at one time, except for DVDs. There is a limit of 15 DVDs per library card. Patrons should limit the number borrowed to that number that can be used/read/listened to/viewed within the allocated circulation period.
The Haltom City Public Library charges fines for lost or damaged items. The Library does not charge fines for overdue materials. Materials will be examined as they are returned and, if damaged, charges will be assessed. Lost materials should be reported to library staff.
Overdue Library Materials (all items)
All library materials are late and considered overdue the day following the due date of the material. If a patron has an overdue item on their library account, no other items can be checked out until the overdue item is returned. There is no charge for late or overdue library materials.
Lost Materials (all items)
Current replacement cost applies to each individual item(s) and is non-refundable. Overdue items are considered lost after 88 days and will be charged to the patron’s account.
Damaged Materials (all items)
Current replacement cost applies and is non-refundable.
|DVD/CD/CDBOOK replacement case||$5.00|
|DVD/CD/CDBOOK artwork /cover||$1.00|
|Plastic Book Jacket Replacement||$2.00|
|missing part||cost of item|
|*Additional fees imposed by lending libraries for loaning materials will be passed on to Haltom City Public Library borrower/patron.|
|initial library card||no charge|
|replacement Borrowers card (lost)||$2.00|
|interlibrary loan borrowing fees||$3.00 per item received*|
|photocopy (B&W)||$0.10 per page|
|photocopy (Color)||$0.50 per page|
|printing from computers (B&W)||$0.10 per page|
|printing from computers (Color)||$0.50 per page|
|faxing (Continental US only – send & deliver)||$1.00 per page|
|faxing (international)||not available