Borrowing Privileges

Type of Patron Loan Period for Maximum # of
Books DVD / CD Books AV Renewable?
Faculty 120 days 7 days 100 5 Yes, if no holds
Staff 60 days 7 days 50 5 Yes, if no holds
60 days 7 days 50 5 Yes, if no holds
30 days 7 days 20 5 Yes, if no holds
Community 30 days 7 days 5 2  Yes, if no holds


Overdue fines are  25 cents per day (books, CDs, DVDs, etc.) and 25 cents per hour for all Course Reserve items.  Fines for overdue Interlibrary Loans are $1 per day.

Any student who owes more than $3.00 in fines may not borrow items or use reserve books until the fine is paid.

Fines for overdue Founder/community materials are 25 cents per day per item. Community Borrowers are those who have a valid Collier County library card.  Founders are those who have contributed more than $120 to Ave Maria University.  Both Founders and Community Borrowers may register for a library account at the main desk of the Canizaro Library.

Community members may not check out any new items until their late fines are fully resolved.

Lost items cost is the replacement list price plus $10.00 processing fee

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