St. Lawrence College Libraries

Brockville, Cornwall, Kingston



Update: March 17, 2020 - If you have outstanding library items, please keep them until campuses re-open. Fines will be waived during this period.


The library charges fines to encourage users to return items on time. Fines are calculated for each day the library is open.

If you are unsure of the due date for any material you have borrowed please check the DUE DATE sticker for the date stamp.

Fine Rates

  • 3 week loans - 25 cents per day, per item
  • 1 week loans - 25 cents per day, per item
  • Reserves (1 or 3 hours and overnight loans) - 1 dollar per hour, maximum 12 dollars per day

Replacement Costs

  • Books - $90
  • DVDs/Videos - $110
  • Rec Reading - $20
  • Graphic Novels - $35
  • Upgrading Texts/PASS - $50
  • Children's Books - $25
  • Felt story - $15
  • Felt story velcro bag - $10
  • Calculators - $10
  • SmartBoard Pen SPNL-6000 Series (specify color to be replaced: red or black) - $45
  • HDMI Cables - $25

ECE Toy Collection

  • Toy Overdue - 25 cents per day, per item
  • Toy Piece Lost - $5*
  • Toy Sheet Lost - $10
  • Toy Bag Lost - $10
  • Total Toy Replacement - Varies, please see individual toy sheets

*If the lost toy piece renders the toy unplayable the replacement cost for the toy will apply. Toy replacement costs vary, please refer to the toy sheet.

Paying Fines

There are two options to choose from when paying library fines. You can pay in person at the circulation desk at any library location using cash or you can pay over the phone with a credit card. To pay over-the-phone please call 613-544-5400 ext. 1705 and have your card handy.

Overdue Fines

A hold will be placed on your Library account and your St. Lawrence College account preventing you from borrowing library material, registering for courses, receiving grades, and requesting transcripts if:

  • Library materials have not been returned, or
  • Fines total $15 or more, or
  • You have outstanding fines from Queen's University
    • If you have a fine at Queen's it must be settled with them, please bring a receipt to have your SLC account cleared afterwards

The hold will be removed once library materials have been returned and/or fines are paid below $15.