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Fines and Fees

The Northfield Public Library charges overdue fines for items that are not returned to the library on or before their due date. 

Other libraries may charge different overdue fine amounts on their materials borrowed by Northfield cardholders.  They may have different loan periods.

To pay your library fines online click here and select pay fines.

Replacement costs for lost items are charged to the cardholder, along with a $5.00 processing fee. Payment of lost items that are returned will be credited to the cardholder if the item is returned within 6 months of payment. 

Material Type

Loan Period

Late Fee


Adult books, Books on CD, Music CDs 21 days $0.25/day Yes
Adult Magazines 21 days $0.25/day Yes
Adult and Juvenile DVD's 21 days $0.25/day Once
Video Games 7 days $0.25/day No
Young Adult materials 21 days $0.10/day Yes
Juvenile Items (except as listed) 21 days None Yes
Juvenile bookpacks 21 days $0.25/day Yes
Juvenile Storytime Kits 21 days $0.25/day No
Vinyl Records 7 days $0.25/day No