All patrons are encouraged to avoid having overdue fines by returning their materials on time. Overdue fines are $.20 per day per item for regularly circulating items. There is a four day grace period for overdue books; on the fifth day, fines will be owed from all overdue dates. Fines for restricted items such as periodicals and 2 hour Reserve materials are $.50 per hour per item. Fines for overnight, 3 day, and 7 day Reserve materials are charged at $5.00 per day per item. Library checkout privileges are suspended whenever any material is overdue or a fine is unpaid. Library fees and fines can be paid online via credit card (for instructions see Paying Library Fees & Fines Online guide). Cash, checks and money orders are accepted in Library Administration on a limited basis. If you are unable to pay your library fees and fines online, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to make alternate arrangements.