PPLC Is Now Fine Free!

Borrow it, love it, return it! Overdue FINE FREE

No Overdue Fines at PPLC Member Libraries Effective October 1, 2021

What happens if my items are overdue?

  • You will not be charged overdue fines, but your account will be blocked when items are 10 days overdue
  • Accounts will be unblocked when items are returned in good condition

What happens when my account is blocked?

  • You will not be able to borrow library items, or access Overdrive/Libby
  • Your account will be billed for the cost of the outstanding items plus processing fees

How do I unblock my account?

  • Visit your local library to return or pay for lost/damaged items

What happens to the fines currently on my account?

  • All overdue fines will be eliminated on October 1, 2021
  • Fines for lost/damaged items will remain on your account

How can I tell if my account is blocked?

  • A notice will be sent to you based on your account preferences (email, text, or phone)
  • You may also log in into your account

What else do I need to know?

  • Items will automatically be renewed twice, unless they are on hold for another borrower
  • This does not apply to items from the Safety Harbor Tool Library
  • The East Lake and Palm Harbor Libraries will continue to charge overdue fines for special collections

Thank you for returning your items on time!