Library building

Keene Public Library

Late Fees, Fines, & Charges

  • Your first library card and the renewal of an expired card is free (unless you are a non-resident borrower).
  • There is a minimal charge ($.50) to replace a library card. You will need to present identification in order to have a replacement card issued.
  • A daily charge of $.15 per item is incurred on all overdue items. Fines are not charged for any day the library is closed.
  • Please call the library at 603-352-0157 to find out the replacement cost for a lost or damaged item. Prices vary according to type of material.
  • If a borrower has incurred a total fine of $10.00 or more, borrowing privileges and access to online resources are suspended until the amount is below $10.00.
  • A lending library may charge a fee to loan materials obtained through Interlibrary Loan.  A borrower will have the opportunity to review any fees prior to proceeding with the loan.  Late fees and replacement costs for lost materials are determined by the lending library.
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