JMRL policies regarding damaged item charges and collection agency fees apply to Book Club Kits, Learning Kits (which include Health and Maker Kits), Memory Kits, and other kits as well.

  • Book Club Kits:
    • Entire Kit
      • $150 plus $5 processing fee (adult kits)
      • $75 plus $5 processing fee (children's kits)
    • Maximum late fee: $10
    • Replacement title: $10/book
    • Replacement bag: $10/bag
  • Memory Kits: $300
  • Wifi Hotspots: $100
  • Electricity Usage Monitors: $18
  • Learning Kits, which include Health and Maker Kits: list price

If you have questions concerning charges on your account, please contact the Central Circulation Desk (434-979-7151 x2).

  • Most items: 25¢/day
  • ILL: $1.00/day
  • DVDs, audiobooks & 7-day loan bestsellers: 50¢/day
  • Max fine per item: $10.00
  • Max fine per item ILL: $30.00
  • Max fine if paid in full: $35.00. It may be to your advantage to call your local branch library to have your balance confirmed before making an online payment.
  • Juvenile cardholders (ages 0-17) do not accrue overdue fines or late renewal fines for items.
    However, juvenile cardholders will be charged for lost or damaged items.
  • Most materials: List Price
  • Magazines: $3:00
  • Materials with no list price: $15
  • Fiction paperbacks with no list price: $5
  • Replacement for Audio Visual parts: $10 per disc
  • Replacement of lost or damaged Book Club Kit title or bag: $10
  • Replacement of lost or damaged wireless hotspot: $100
  • Replacement of entire Book Club Kit: $150
  • An additional $5.00 non refundable processing fee will be charged on lost or damaged items. If lost and paid items are returned in good condition within 3 months of payment, only the replacement fee will be refunded.
  • Juvenile cardholders are charged the item replacement cost for any lost or damaged items checked out to the card.
  • All residents of and/or real property owners in the City of Charlottesville, and the counties of Albemarle, Greene, Louisa and Nelson are eligible to obtain free library cards.
  • An individual not meeting the above criteria may purchase a library card on an annual basis for $30. The annual fee must be paid with cash or check. These patrons are also welcome to apply for a free "In-House Use Only" card, which gives access meeting room keys and Chromebooks, as well as use public computers and any database used on the library network (NOTE: Libby and Kanopy are not accessible with In-House Use Cards).
  • Institutional cards are not issued.
  • There are no age requirements for obtaining a library card. Materials charged out to minors are considered to be the responsibility of parents or guardians.