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Fine Free

No Overdue Fines at PPLC Member Libraries Effective October 1, 2021

  1. What happens if my items are overdue?
    • You will not be charged overdue fines, but your account will be blocked when items are 10 days overdue
    • Accounts will be unblocked when items are returned in good condition
  2. What happens when my account is blocked?
    • You will not be able to borrow library items, or access Overdrive/Libby
    • Your account will be billed for the cost of the outstanding items plus processing fees
  3. How do I unblock my account?
    • Visit your local library to return or pay for lost/damaged items
  4. What happens to the fines currently on my account?
    • All overdue fines will be eliminated on October 1, 2021
    • Fines for lost/damaged items will remain on your account
  5. How can I tell if my account is blocked?
    • A notice will be sent to you based on your account preferences (email, text, or phone)
    • You may also log in into your account
  6. What else do I need to know?
    • Items will automatically be renewed twice, unless they are on hold for another borrower
    • The East Lake and Palm Harbor Libraries will continue to charge overdue fines for special collections

    Thank you for returning your items on time!