Borrowing Fees and Fines

All Library Card fees are based on an annual rate unless otherwise indicated. 

Bylaw Schedule B: Library Card Fees

Bylaw Schedule C: Loan Periods

Bylaw Schedule D: Fines

Resident Card Fees 

Standard Adult (Individual) Card 
Free   
Standard Juvenile (Individual) Card  
Free  
Associated Parent Card   
Free  
Associated Juvenile Card   
Free  
Family Card (Single Card - Multiple Users)
Free  
Institution / Teacher Card (Primary Cardholder with Multiple Users) 
Free  
Seniors OR Special Services Card (visual or other impairment)
Free  
Replacement Card   
$2.00 

Non-Resident Card Fees 

Standard Adult (Individual) Card  
$30.00/ year
Standard Juvenile (Individual) Card  
$10.00/ year 
Associated Parent (Family) Card  
$30.00/ year 
Associated Juvenile (Family) Card     
$5.00 / year 
Family Card (Single Card - Multiple Users)  
$40.00/ year 
Institution / Teacher Card (Primary Cardholder with Multiple Users) 
$40.00/ year 
Seniors OR Special Services Card (visual or other impairment) 
$20.00/ year 
Replacement Card       
$2.00 

NOTES: Non-Resident Card Fees are non-refundable.  Non-Resident Card borrowing is restricted to a maximum of five (5) items at any one time.

Loan periods for all circulating resources are as follows

Print Item
21 days 
Renewal limit: 2
Audio Book
21 days
Renewal limit: 2 
E-Downloads
14 days 
Renewal limit: 0
Magazines
7 days
Renewal limit: 2 
Music CDs
7 days
Renewal limit: 2 
AV Items (1-2 Disc)
7 days  
Renewal limit: 2
AV Items (Multi-Disc)
14 days
Renewal limit: 1 
Reference / Special Items
0 days
Renewal limit: 0 
  1. Special Services Cardholders may be allowed Extended Loan periods (double the Standard Loan period), but Standard Renewal limits still apply. 
  2. Extensions to Standard Renewal limits will be at the discretion of the Library Director or Library Operations Administrator. 
  3. A maximum limit of 10 DVD and/or BluRay items may be borrowed at any one time on any one card.

Penalty Fines for Late Return of Library Materials 

Materials owned by Drayton Valley Libraries that are returned late will be applied to patron accounts as follows based on TRAC guidelines: 

 Item Type 
 Penalty
 Maximum Penalty
Print Items (Book, Periodical)
$0.25/ day
$10.00
Audio Items (Music CDs, Audio Books)
$0.25/ day 
$10.00
AV Items (DVD, Blu-Ray)
$1.00/ day
$10.00
  1. Fines for materials owned by other Libraries within the TRAC system that are returned late will be applied at the same rate as listed above for print, audio, and audio-visual Items.
  2. Fines for materials owned by other Libraries outside the TRAC system that are returned late will be applied based on the owning Library’s fee schedule.

Equipment Rental Fees for Off-Premises Lending

Item Description   Fee/ Loan Period
Deposit Replace Cost
DVD Player (w/ remote)
$5.00 per day
$20.00
$100.00 
LCD Projector (w/ cables)
$10.00 per day
$50.00
$250.00  
PS4 Game System (w/ cables)
$10.00 per day
$75.00 
$450.00 
DAISY Victor Reader 
No Fee/ Indefinite
$75.00
$500.00 
A waiver form must be used for off-premises borrowing of equipment.