As of July 1, 2019, Santa Barbara Public Library is fine free (news post).
|Material Category||Daily Rate / Maximum|
|Adult & Children's Books, magazines, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, Mobile Hotspots, and Book Club in a Bag Kits||No fine|
|Reference materials||$1.00 / $16.00|
|Interlibrary Loan materials||$2.00 / $24.00 or charges billed by lending institution, whichever is greater|
|Laptop Computers||$2.00 / 15 minutes with no maximum|
Please Note: Library accounts with fines or fees over $40.00 due for 30 days will be referred to a materials recovery agency.
|B&W Copies & Printouts (up to 11x17")||15¢ / per page|
|Color Printouts (up to 11x17")||25¢ / per page (where available)|
|Replacement of Library Card||$2.00|
|Interlibrary Loan Materials Borrowed from Other Institutions||$15.00 / item (fees from the lending institutions may also apply)|
|Interlibrary Loan Materials Sent to Other Institutions||$15.00 / item or photocopy (to libraries outside of the Black Gold Cooperative)
|Obituary Research||$25.00 / name|
|General Research||$25.00 / 30 minutes (mail & e-mail requests)|
|USB flash drive||$8.00|
|Collection Agency||$10.00 (see Materials Recovery Program for details)|
|Material Category||Replacement Fee|
|Adult fiction books||$30.00|
|Adult non-fiction books||$30.00|
|Books on CD||$50.00*|
|DVDs and Blu-rays
*or cost of entire set if Library is unable to replace individual item.
All charges and fees are in accordance with the City of Santa Barbara Resolution No. 20-047.