Service Fees Policy
The Vigo County Public Library provides a wide variety of library services and library materials free of charge for the taxpayers and citizens of Vigo County. A nominal fee for services is charged to customers in order to provide specialized services or materials according to the following service fee schedule. Revenue from service fees become a part of the annual operating revenue budget and are subject to all appropriation requirements. Online payments for services such as obituary from the Special Collections Department, and online payments for lost library materials and collection agency fees can be paid online utilizing the major credit card services.
|Service||Fee||Additional Information||Library Department||Restrictions|
|Obituary Requests|| ||Index available online; obituaries available on microfilm||Available at Main Special Collections Department only||Limit of 15 obituaries per request|
|Marriage Record Index|| ||Limit of 15 marriage records per request|
|Interlibrary Loan photocopies|| ||ILL in Reference Dept. at Main Library only||Not available to Reciprocal Borrowers|
|Death Certificates from non-digitized funeral home collections|| ||Limited to archival collections from the Gillis Funeral Home and Martin Tearman Funeral Home||Archives||Gillis for years 1938 to 1981.|
|Vendcard for use at Print Management Stations||$1||Includes cost of the plastic card and funds for 5 b x w copies at 10 cents each||Main Lending and West Branch||VCPL only; not usable at ISU print management stations|
|USB Flash Drive||$10||2 GB drive-price includes Indiana Sales Tax||Main Lending and West Branch|
|Earbuds for MP3 Players||$2||Price includes Indiana Sales Tax||Main Lending and West Branch|
|Collection Agency Fee||$20||Information regarding delinquent library materials and or library equipment not returned or returned damaged may be turned over to a collection agency. Collection agency fees become the responsibility of the borrower. The collection agency fee is due even if library materials and or equipment have been returned or reimbursement has been made.||Payable at Main Lending and West Branch|
|Copying and Printing||Printing can be performed from any public access computer through the print management system: Copiers located in Reference, General Collections wing, Young Peoples, and West Branch||Computer lab, West Branch, Reference, Special Collections, Young Services's departments||Copies from microfilm available in Special collections at Main Library only|
|Meeting Room Usage||Fee schedule posted in Meeting Room Policy addendum||Fees charged for special events||Community Services||Meeting rooms located at Main Library only|
|Library Material replacement or damage||Replacement cost assessed via bill for replacement through VCPL integrated library system||Patrons may be assessed a bill for replacement or a material damage fee plus a collection agency fee should items become long overdue or suffer damage.||Lending Services and West Branch|
|Video-conferencing||$50.00 non-refundable||To make use of this service, the sponsoring group must first reserve a meeting room by Calling Community Services at 232-1116 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and indicate the need for this service.||Community Services||Must have a valid Vigo County Public Library borrower’s card.|
|Test Proctoring||$25||Computers may be utilized in the LifeLong Learning Center||LifeLong Learning Center||No more than 3 tests to be administered at any one time and must be administered during hours library conducts regular business|
Fees may be assessed for special services not mentioned above that require additional costs to the library. Reimbursement for these services will be determined by the Library Director based on the cost to provide the service.
Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Vigo County Public Library on the 17th day of June, 2013.