What Happens If You Return A Book Late?

If you return a book late and it has been requested by another library user you will be subject to an overdue charge.

You will also be charged for the late return of short loan items (such as STC) and inter-library loans.

Can you go to jail for not returning a library book?

Libraries Can And Will Put You In Jail, So Return Your Books, People. The ordinance allows the municipality to fine or jail for 30 days library patrons who have “failed or refused to return” rented materials.

What happens if you return your chegg books late?

What happens if I return my books late? There are two fees you’ll be charged if you return your books late. The first fee will be charged after your due date has passed if you haven’t returned your books. This is a fee to automatically extend your due date by 10 days—it’s 25% of the rental cost, plus tax.

What happens if you don’t return a rented textbook?

All rentals must be postmarked by their return date. If the rental is not returned within this extension period, you will be charged the purchase price of the book. At that point in time you will become the owner of your rental book. If you fail to pay these late fees, your account will be sent to a collections agency.

What happens when a book is overdue?

Overdue Notices

If an item is still not returned after 30 days overdue, it changes to Lost status, and the full replacement cost of the item is charged to the borrower. Library accounts may then be sent to a collection agency if the account is not dealt with.