The chart below outlines Durham County Library’s checkout limits, loan periods and fees.
Audiobooks and book/tape sets
$.25 a day late fee per item.
3-day grace period;
$1 per item charged on 4th day overdue.
Maximum fine: $5 per item.
Books, dated magazines, puzzles
Compact discs (CDs)
TV Series DVDs
Total items per card
No renewal of items on waiting list. Renew online or by phone at 919-680-2524.
- Items declared lost at 40 days overdue
- Charges per lost/damaged item: Replacement cost + $5.00 processing fee
- Checkout allowed: All lost items returned or replaced and fines/fees of $10 or less on card
- No renewal on items with waiting lists
- Returned check: $15.00
- Replacement library card: $1.00
- Out-of-county card: $45 per year
- Tote Bags: Fee schedule the same as books but with unlimited renewals