St. Lawrence College Libraries

Brockville, Cornwall, Kingston


Service Closure

Sept. 7, 2021: The SLC Libraries are now accepting returns of library materials from students and employees only! To visit SLC campuses, you must be fully vaccinated. There is no drop-box location outside of the college campus. For complete details visit: 

Fines/fees are waived and/or suspended for Fall 2021. If you have questions about your library account please contact 

Effective March 12, 2020, the due dates for all outstanding material will be extended as needed until the re-opening of the campus libraries. Fines will be waived for all materials borrowed before March 12, 2020. Due dates have been extended automatically to May 1, 2021.  


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
  • 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. Please note: You cannot pay library fines online!

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.