Fine and Fee Schedule

Items must be returned or renewed on or before their due dates or overdue charges will be assessed. Items returned in damaged condition may be subject to replacement and/or processing fees.

The Library assumes no responsibility for incorrect address or contact information. The borrower bears sole responsibility for returning materials on time and in good condition. Non-receipt of courtesy notices and email is not a factor in regard to overdue charges.

The following is a list of the most common fines. It is not a comprehensive list of all possible fines. If an item reaches a status of "lost", the maximum overdue fine of $20 may be assessed for all material except laptops.  The laptop maximum overdue fine of $140.00 may be assessed.

Item Fine
Print material $.50/day/item
Periodicals/media $1/day/item
Reserve material/keys $.50/hour/item
Recalled items $1/day/item
Laptops $14/day
Maximum overdue fines $20/item except laptops
Maximum overdue laptop fines $140/item
Processing fees $10/item
Replacement charges varies per item
Replacement charges laptops w/adaptors         $1580/item

All lost and/or damaged and subsequently returned materials remain the property of the Mansfield Library

Questions or concerns should be directed to the Circulation Department (406)243-6734, Departmental e-mail: