All materials are checked out for 3 weeks, except DVDs from the Pacific Grove Library, which check out for only 2 weeks.
All materials borrowed from Monterey Public Library must be returned to Monterey Public Library. Items may also be returned to Pacific Grove Public Library when it is open.
Materials borrowed from Monterey Public Library Pacific Grove Public Library may be renewed via the Automated Telephone Renewal System at (831) 646-5681, or online via the Library’s Catalog. All items, except those which are on hold, are renewable up to 3 times.
You may place a hold on items which are checked out, so they will be available to you once they are returned.
There is no fee to hold an item.
Fines for Overdue Materials
Fines are based on the policy of the library which owns the overdue item.
All overdue materials are $.50/day for adult materials, with a $10 maximum per item; youth and teen/young adult materials are $.25/day, with a $5.00 maximum per item.
Fines may be paid at online via the Library’s Catalog or contact us for more possible alternatives while the insides of the Monterey and Pacific Grove Libraries are close.
Replacement charges for most materials are governed by library policy and for most items is the cost of the item. The replacement cost for adult magazines is $10; youth & teen magazines are $5. The replacement cost of adult paperbacks is $10; youth & teen paperbacks are $6.