Lending Periods, Fees & Fines

Fines, Lending Periods & Item Limits

Fines, Lending Periods, and Item Limits

Material Type

Lending Period

Fine

Item Limit*

Books

21 days

$0.30 / day

unlimited

Audiobooks

21 days

$0.30 / day

unlimited

Magazines

7 days

$0.30 / day

unlimited

CDs

7 days

$0.30 / day

unlimited

DVDs

7 days

$1.00 / day

10

Express Books

7 days

$1.00 / day

unlimited

Express DVDs

2 days

$1.00 / day

3

Interlibrary Loans

Varies

$1.00 / day

6

3D Objects

7 days

$1.00 / day

unlimited

Board Games

7 days

$1.00 / day

unlimited

Arts Pass

7 days

$1.00 / day

1

*Limits apply to Passport membership type only. Access membership is limited to one (1) item at a time.
  • Library fines must be paid in person at any location of the Greater Sudbury Public Library. 
  • Fines are charged on overdue items and accumulate on a calendar day basis.
  • The Library Board has set a limit of $10.00 in unpaid fines - when this $10.00 limit is reached, the library patron will lose his / her borrowing privileges.
  • Fines accumulate to a maximum of $10.00 per item.
  • Any revenue from library fines is added to the Library's operating budget.
  • Please be aware that patron accounts with an outstanding balance of $50.00 or more will be referred to a credit bureau.

Unpaid Library Fines

You may view any unpaid Library fines online.

  • Log in to My Library
  • Click on Fines (under My GSPL - My Borrowing) to view a detailed list of each fine, including the reason for individual fines and total amounts.
  • Library fines must be paid in person at any location of the Greater Sudbury Public Library. 

Fees for Other Services

Service / Resource

Fee

Photocopying & Printing

$0.25 / side

Facsimile Service (within Canada)

$1.00 / page*

Microfilm Interlibrary Loan

$2.00 / reel

Photographs

Digitization (scanning)

$20.00 / image

Digital reproduction

$10.00 / image

Print reproduction (5" x 7")

$10.00 / image

Print reproduction (8.5" x 11")

$16.00 / image

NSF Cheques

CGS rate

3D Printer Filament

$0.10 / gram

Vinyl (24" roll)

$0.25 / linear inch

Vinyl (12" roll)

$0.15 / linear inch

Tshirt Vinyl

$5.00 / sheet

Iron-On Transfer Paper

$1.50 / sheet

Button Blanks

$5.00 / 20 or $10.00 / 50