Fines / Bills

If an item (other than print and a/v) you have checked out is not returned or renewed by midnight three days after its due date, you will begin to accrue fines. If your fines exceed $10, your card will be blocked and you will not be able use it.

List of Fines:

$5 per day

$1 per day (limit $20 per item)

$1 per hour (limit $20 per item)

$.25 per hour (limit $5 per item)

  • Mobility scooter
  • Game controllers

No fines:

  • Books
  • Audiobooks
  • DVDs
  • Games
  • Magazines
  • Music CDs

Lost Items

If you've lost an item, follow these steps

  • Do NOT purchase a replacement book, we do not accept them in lieu of payment. Most books we receive are pre-processed for the library with covers, labels, cataloging and any other processing completed. Books provided by patrons would not have this work done and would incur additional time and expense.
  • Call the library at (719) 531-6333 to let us know the item has been lost. We will let you know the cost of the item and the bill will appear in your account.
  • You can pay online with a credit card or in person at the library.

Things to know

  • Most items that are 28 days overdue are automatically billed to your account as lost materials.
  • If you find and return the item, the bill will be cancelled.

Paying Bills

You can pay bills by cash, check, or credit card. By cash or check:

By credit card (fines exceeding $2.50 only):

  • In person at certain library locations with card readers
  • Online in the Bills portion of My Account. Click on the "Pay my bills" link and follow the instructions.