Yolo County Library

Loan Periods, Limits, and Fees

Material Type Limits
You may check out as many as 50 items with the following limits:
10 Blu-ray 10 DVDs
1 Early Learning kit
2 Lucky Day items
1 Chromebook
1 Hot Spot

Loan Periods
1-week  for DVD’s, Blu-Rays, & electronic devices
3-weeks  for CDs, books, and magazines * extended to 6-weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic
4-weeks for Early Learning Kits *not available during the COVID-19 pandemic
Reference materials do not circulate

Audio/Visual Policy
The Library is not responsible for damage to A/V equipment

Automatic Renewals
This convenient service will renew most library items without you having to lift a finger.  Some library items will not be renewed – for example, electronic materials, kits, and materials that have been requested by another library cardholder.  Please check your library account regularly.  This FAQ sheet provides more detailed information.

The following may be renewed for up to 3 (three) successive periods if there are no requests for them:
DVDs & Blu-Rays – 1 week per renewal
CDs, books and magazines – 3 weeks per renewal
Electronic devices, Early Learning Kits, & Lucky Day items are not renewable

Renew online here. Library card number and PIN are required
Telephone Automated Renewal is not currently available

Have your items at hand. All items are renewed from the date of the renewal, not from their due date

Overdue Charges Not charged for items borrowed by anyone under age 18 on their own juvenile/teen account
20¢ per day calculated from the day the material is due
$1.00 per day for electronic devices

Late Item Policy
An account is considered delinquent and no further materials may be borrowed if there are unpaid charges of more than $10.00 on the account. To request renewals for accounts owing more than $10.00 please contact the library

Lost or Damaged Items
$5.00 maximum for damaged items
Cost of the item plus a $5.00 processing fee for any item needing replacement. Replacement items are not accepted

Collection Referral
$10.00 charge for each account referred to Unique Management Services, Inc. for collection

Other Charges
$1.00 for each card not expired
20¢ per page for black & white copies
50¢ per page for color copies (photocopier)
$1.00 per page for color copies (pay-to-print)
$25.00 for returned checks

How to Pay a Library Fee

Payments can be made online with a debit or credit card.  Choose “My Account” to log in.  Online payments are for fines over one dollar ($1.00).  Payments can also be made at a library branch by cash or check.

Fax & Scanning Services
To find out about availability and fees, please contact individual branches