As of the Fall 2022, we no longer charge overdue fines for basic loans from the general collection.

Micromaterials, journals/periodicals (bound and current) government documents and maps are for LIBRARY USE ONLY.

  • Recalled materials not returned by the due date will be subject to fines of $1.00/day.
  • All patrons are subject to overdue fines as outlined below.

A selection of miscellaneous items are available for 4 hour or 2 hour loan periods; these items are normally for in-library use: Apple DVI adapter, calculators, headphone splitters, floppy diskette drive, HDMI cable, Mac-HDMI adapter, Mac-VGA adapters, remote controls for media-equipped study rooms, "Happy" light (LED energy lamp), rulers, scissors, scotch tape, whiteboard markers and erasers. 

Type of Material Loan Period Overdue Fines
Reserve Reading No renewals or holds
Hourly Reserves Hourly $1.00/hour
Daily Reserves Daily $6.00/day
Recalled Items (on loan item needed by another patron)
Basic Loans: Books, DVDs, CDs
  not applicable
4 hour $1.00/hour
Undergraduate Students, Alumni, Staff  (25 item limit) 3 weeks  
Graduate Students (35 item limit) 4 months - or expiry date of library account
Faculty – Permanent, Adjunct, NMP Affiliate Clinical, Post doctorates (50 item limit) 6 months - or expiry date of library account
Faculty – Term (50 item limit) 6 months or last day of contract
Research Assistants (25 item limit) 4 months or last day of contract
Research Affiliates (50 item limit) 6 months or last day of contract
CNC Students, Faculty and Staff (5 item limit) 3 weeks
Community Borrowers, SD #57, Catholic/Private school teachers and COPPUL users (5 item limit) 3 weeks
Interlibrary Loans 3 weeks $1.00/day

Please Note: Failure to receive overdue notices does not release borrowers from their responsibilities to return books on time and overdue fines are charged accordingly.

If you are working on a specific project and find that you need to borrow more items than your normal limit indicated above, please contact Library Services and your needs will be assessed on an individual basis.