Limits, Fines, & Fees

Checkout Limits

HEPL enforces the following material limits:

  • 60 items maximum
  • Only 10 may be entertainment DVDs
  • Only 10 may be music CDs
  • Only 2 may be board games


Fine Schedule

The table below lists the overdue fines that are charged by type of item. This list is subject to change without notice, so please call 317-579-0300 (Fishers) or 317-773-1384 (Noblesville) for the most current amount.

Fine Schedule & Circulation Periods

Type of material Loan Period Limit on card Renew Item Overdue Fine per item per day Maximum fine per item
Children’s books with CD 21 days None Yes $0.25 $10.00
Books and Audiobooks 21 days None Yes $0.25 $10.00
Books: New Bestseller Express 14 days None No $0.25 $10.00
Books, new releases — fiction or non-fiction 14 days None Yes $0.25 $10.00
Music on CD 14 days 10 Yes $0.25 $10.00
DVD Bestseller Express 7 days 10 No $0.25 $10.00
DVD feature films 7 days 10 Yes $0.25 $10.00
DVD non-feature films 21 days None Yes $0.25 $10.00
Magazines: older issues 21 days None  Yes $0.25  $10.00
Magazines: most current issue Non-Circulating  N/A N/A  N/A  N/A
Pamphlets/Vertical Files 21 days None Yes $.25 $10.00
Phonics cassette kits 90 days None Yes $0.25 $10.00
Board Games 14 days 2 Yes $.25 $10.00
Media Equipment 7 days 2 No $1.00 $10.00
Museum Passes 5 days 1 No $1.00 Replacement cost
MacBooks during Library hours must have state issued identification No N/A Replacement cost

Services Fee Schedule

The following table lists the fees charges for various services. This list is subject to change without notice, so please call for the most current amount.

Service Fee Details
Photocopies, black & white $0.10 Per sheet; single sided
Photocopies, color $0.25 Per sheet; single sided
Computer printout, black & white $0.10 Per sheet; single sided; pre-paid
Computer printout, color $0.25 Per sheet; single sided; pre-paid
Prints from microforms $0.10 Per sheet; single sided
USB data stick for data storage $5.00 Per USB stick
Referral to collection agency $10.00  Billed at time account referred to UMS
Processing fee for lost or damaged item  $5.00 Fee reflects cost involved in obtaining replacement and making it ready for circulation
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