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Fines and Fees

Overdue fines are assessed at $.10 per day per item except materials listed below.  Maximum fine is $5.00 per item.

Overdue Most Wanted fines are assessed at $1.00 per day with a maximum fine of $20

Different fines are charged for other types of materials.

  • Overdue interlibrary loan materials - $1.00 per day, per item with a maximum of $60.00
  • Overdue book discussion kits - $1.00 per day, per kit with a maximum of $20.00 per kit.
  • Overdue magazines and pamphlets - $.10 per day, per item with a maximum fine of $2.00 per item.

Paying Fines
Payment may be made at any branch library, or a check or money order made payable to St. Charles City-County Library District may be mailed to the following address:

IT Department - St. Charles City-County Library District
P.O. Box 529
St. Peters, MO 63376

To ensure that your account is properly credited, please include your library card number on the check.

At this time, the Library District does not accept debit or credit cards.


  • The fee for a replacement library card is $3.
  • Fees are charged for damaged items, for lost materials, and for other library products and services
  • The fee charged for lost items will be the list price of the item.
  • For the schedule of current miscellaneous fees including charges for excess abuse, click here.

For more information regarding fines and fees, please see our Library Policies page