Payment of Library Fines
Guide on how to pay your fines:
- Go to the unit library where you have incurred an overdue fine.
- Pay the exact amount at the library’s circulation desk.
You will receive a receipt for your transaction.
|Filipiniana Books||Php 2.00 per day|
|General Circulation Books||Php 2.00 per day|
|Reserve Books||Php 50.00 per day|
Loss of a Circulation Book
Any person who loses or fails to return a book within seven (7) days after the due date or recall shall either replace it with the same title or good photocopy or pay its current replacement value, or replace it within thirty (30)days by another title to be selected by the librarian. In all cases, the person shall pay a fine equivalent to 50% of the cost of the book.
Loss of a Periodical
Any person who loses or fails to return a periodical after recall shall either replace it with the same title and issue number or a good photocopy within thirty (30) days or pay its current replacement value, and pay a fine equivalent to 50% of the cost of the periodical.
Failure to Return a Circulation Book
Any person who fails to return any book open to general circulation on its due date or after recall shall pay a fine of Php2.00 a day, exclusive of Sundays and holidays.
Failure to Return a Reserve Book
Any person who fails to return a reserve book shall pay a fine according to the following schedule: For the first hour or a fraction thereof after the hour appointed for return, one peso (Php1.00); for each hour after the first, five pesos (Php5.00); for each full day, fifty pesos (Php50.00). A second offense within a semester shall automatically suspend/curtail this privilege for the rest of the semester or summer.
Withdrawal of a Reserve Book Without a Reservation Permit
Any person who draws out a reserve book for overnight use without an approved reservation shall pay a fine of Php50.00. The library privilege to borrow from the reserve collections shall be suspended for two weeks on the second offense.
Failure to Return a General Reference Book and Other Restricted Materials Borrowed for Photocopying Purposes.
A person who fails to return a general reference book and other restricted materials borrowed for photocopying purposes shall pay a fine of Php50.00, on the second offense the person shall have his library privileges suspended for one week.
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