Catalog

Fines & Fees

Fines For Overdue Materials

Fines accumulate daily on all overdue items until the item is renewed, returned, reaches a maximum fine, or is declared lost by either the borrower or the Library.

Item Loan Period Number of
Renewals
Daily
Overdue Fine*

Maximum
Overdue Fine*

Express DVD
Feature Films     

3 days - $1/day $5
Express DVD Series
(new releases)
7 days - $1/day $5
New DVD Feature Films & Series 7 days 1 $1/day $5
DVDs
(other than Express or New)
14 days 2
$1/day $5
Video Games
14 days 2 $1/day $5
Music CDs 14 days 2 $.10/day $5
Express Books
(non-holdable new releases)
14 days - $.10/day $5
New Books 14 days 1 $.10/day $5
Audio Books
(books on CD, Playaway)
28 days 2 $.10/day $5
Other Books 28 days 2 $.10/day $5
Magazines 14 days 2 $.10/day $5
eBook Readers 14 days 2 $1/day $5
Playaway Launchpads 14 days - $1/day $5
WiFi Hotspots 14 days - $5/day $10
GoPro Hero Camera 7 days $5/day $10
Museum Passes 3 days - $10/day $20
Roku Devices 14 days - $5/day $20

The Mahwah Library will accept new, identical copies as replacements for items that have been lost or damaged and are less than 90 days overdue. Items that are over 90 days late will not be accepted as returns and may not be replaced with an identical copy. The full replacement cost must be paid for any items that are over 90 days late. 

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