Fees & Fines

Fees and fines are payable with cash, check, debit card, Visa, MasterCard or Discover. There is a $5 minimum when paying with debit or credit cards. Library accounts will be blocked if fines exceed $10.

Overdue Fines


  Daily Fines   

(Per item)

Maximum Fine  Loan Period  Renewal Limit
Books, CDs, Audio Books

$0.40 per day

$10.00 per item  14 days  2
 Magazines & Adult Paperbacks $0.40 per day $6.00 per item 14 days 2
 Tech2Go Kits $1.00 per day $15.00 per kit 14 days

No Renewals


Children's & Teen Materials $0.25 per day $10.00 per item 14 days 2
 Board Games $0.25 per day $10.00 per board game  14 days

No Renewals 


Children's & Teen Magazines, Paperbacks, & Board Books 

  $0.25 per day $6.00 per item 14 days 2

DVDs and Blu-Rays (Non-rental)

$1.00 per day $15.00 per item 5 days 2
Rental DVDs & Blu-Rays $1.00 per day $15.00 per item 5 days

No Renewals


Lost & Damaged Material Fees

When an item is lost or damaged beyond repair, patrons will be charged the list price of the item. Damaged materials will have fees assessed by staff at the time of check in.

Fees for Special Services



Rental DVDs & Blu-Rays $3.00 per item, for 5 days $1.00 per day thereafter.
Check out day counts as Day 1.

Library Cards

See the Library Card Policies for more information about qualifications.

Patron Type


San Leandro Resident No Charge
San Leandro Property Owner No Charge
San Leandro Student (K-12) No Charge
San Leandro School Teacher No Charge
Non-resident of San Leandro $60.00 per year
Work Full-time in San Leandro $30.00 per year