Loan Periods, Fines and Other Charges

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library provides a number of different kinds of materials, from books to DVDs, for your use and enjoyment. Each of these materials has its own rule on how many you are allowed to borrow at one time, the period of time for which the items can be borrowed, and the fines that they accrue:

You may borrow up to a maximum of 75 items.

Kind of Library Item Limits on Amount Borrowed Loan Period Fines
(per day/max)
2-Week Express Titles   2 weeks $1.00/$10.00
Adult Books   3 weeks $0.25/$10.00
Audiobooks   3 weeks $0.25/$10.00
Book Club Sets 3 sets 6 weeks $1.00/$10.00
CDs   3 weeks $0.25/$10.00
Junior Fiction   3 weeks $0.15/$3.00
Junior Non-Fiction   3 weeks $0.15/$3.00
Magazines   1 week $0.25/$10.00
DVDs 40 on your card at one time 1 week $0.25/$10.00
Video Games 5 on your card at one time 1 week


Museum/Park Passes   1 week


eBooks & Audiobooks 10 at one time 14 days N/A

Replacement Costs

A $10.00 processing fee is included in the replacement cost. If you pay for a lost item which is then found and returned to the library within one year, we will refund your payment minus the $10.00 fee.

The library does not accept donated books in lieu of payment for lost or damaged books.

Adult Materials Adult Mass Market Paperbacks $10.00
Adult Non-fiction $45.00
Adult Fiction $35.00
Reference $75.00
Children's Materials Fiction / Non-fiction $30.00
Board Books $15.00
Mass Market Paperbacks $10.00
CD / Books $30.00
Audio Material Audiobooks $45.00
CDs $35.00
Cases $5.00
DVDs Nonfiction $45.00
Fiction, Multilingual, NFB $35.00
Cases $2.00
Video Games Xbox 360, Wii, Wii U, PS3, PS4, Xbox One $50.00
Cases $5.00
Interlibrary Loans All lost/damaged materials:
Replacement costs determined by the lending library
Periodicals Magazines $10.00
Vertical File $10.00
Computers Lending Laptop $500.00
Miscellaneous Barcodes & Security Tags $2.00
Museum/Park Passes $45.00

Other Costs & Charges

Item Cost
Non-Sufficient Fund Cheques $36
Black & White Printing & Photocopies $0.25 per page
Colour Printing $0.50 per page
Microfilm Printout $0.25 per page
Blank USB Drive $8.00