Fines and Fees

You can sign up to receive courtesy notification emails for your account. Please call customer service at (714) 288-2400, option 3, to set up this service. Please have your library card number available to help expedite the call. 

Overdue Fines


  • Adult Books, Magazines, and CDs (per item) - $0.25/day
  • Children's Books, Magazines, and CDs (per item) - $0.20/day
  • DVDs (per item) - $1.50/day
  • InterLibrary Loan - $1/day plus charges from the lending library
  • Holds - $0.50 for each item not picked up
Overdue notices are mailed after an item is 10 days past due. The library card holder is responsible for fines regardless of whether or not a notice is received.

Lost Materials


  • Items are considered lost if they are 20 days overdue.
  • If you lose an item, you will be charged a $5 processing fee in addition to the cost of the material.

Collection Agency


In order to ensure the prompt return of library materials, Orange Public Library has retained the services of Southwest Collection Services, Inc. The library has the authority to submit outstanding accounts to a collection agency. The collection agency will impose additional charges to submitted accounts.