Loan Periods & Fees

The Perth East Public Library provides a variety of material, from books to DVDs, for your use and enjoyment. Each of these materials has their own rule on how many you are allowed to borrow at one time, the period of time for which they can be borrowed, and the fee that accrues if they are returned past their due date.

Kind of Library Material Limit Loan Period Fee Per Day / Maximum
Adult Books no limit 3 weeks $.25 / $10.00
Children's books no limit 3 weeks $.25 / $10.00
Magazines no limit 1 week $.25 / $10.00
Music CDs no limit 3 weeks $.25 / $10.00
DVD no limit 1 week $1.00 / $10.00
Books on CD / KIT no limit 3 weeks $.25 / $10.00
Inter Library Books
(borrowed from non PCIN libraries)
2 at a time

varies depending
on the lending library


Checking the Status of Your Items Out

You can check the status of your items at anytime using the online catalogue.

  1. Log into your account using your library card or username and your PIN (last 4 digits of your phone number)
  2. Click on My PEPL then Checked Out.  
  3. You will then see the due dates of your items.
  4. If something is coming due, click the Renew button. (please note that you will not be able to renew an item if another patron has placed a hold on it)

You can also call the library at 519-595-8395 during our open hours and ask a library staff member to check your due dates and renew the items. 

Email Reminders

Our Courtesy Reminder service notifies users by email that their items are due back in three days. Contact the library at 519-595-8395 to take advantage of this useful service.
A reminder that this is a courtesy service - returning your items on time is your responsibility.

Paying for Late Charges

You can pay for your late fees at the circulation desk. Payment can be made by cash or cheque.