How much are overdue fines?
Books$0.30 each for every day late (21-day loan)
Audio and CD books$0.30 each for every day late (21-day loan)
DVDs$1.00 each for every day late (7-day loan)

Each item has a maximum $10 fine limit. For example, if you have 5 items overdue the maximum you will pay is $50 when they are returned. If you lose, damage or do not return an item you will be charged the cost to replace it plus a $5 processing fee.  Replacement fees for interlibrary loan books are determined by the lending library. 

In order for you or your child to use library computers, your account and your child’s account must not have fines in excess of $10. When fines reach $10.01 on any account, the account becomes delinquent until the fine is paid. The Library has Internet computers and wireless access for all card holders in good standing. Educational software workstations are for use by children 12 years old or younger.

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1. Can I access the Library Catalog online?
2. How long can library materials be kept?
3. How do I renew my library materials?
4. Can I renew my items over the phone?
5. Can I renew my items online?
6. Where can I return library materials?
7. How much are overdue fines?
8. What happens if I lost or damaged an item I borrowed from the Library?
9. How do I pay fines online with a credit or debit card?
10. How do I place a hold?
11. Does the Library have downloadable books? Videos?
12. Do you have Garland Independent School District (GISD) textbooks at the library?
13. Does the Library have a Cole (Criss-Cross) Directory?
14. Can I donate old books and magazines to the library?