Larkspur Loan Periods, Fines and Fees

Loan Periods

  • Books and audiobooks - 3 weeks
  • DVDs - 1 week
  • In Demand books - 1 week
  • In Demand DVDs - 3 days
  • In Demand TV Series - 1 week
  • Museum Passes - 2 days

Checkout Limits

  • Books - 50
  • DVDs - 15
  • Audio Books - 10
  • Magazines - 5
  • Oversize- 5


  • Two renewals per book (if there are no requests for the item)
  • One renewal per A/V item (if there are no requests for the item)
  • To renew your items online, click here.
  • Renewals may be made in person, online, by telephone, or via email to
  • No renewals for In Demand DVDs

Overdue Charges

  • 25¢/day per item on adult books, audio books, oversize and magazines
  • 50¢/day per item for 7-day adult DVDs
  • 10¢/day per item on children's books, audio books, and magazines
  • 50¢/day per item for 7-day children DVDs

Lost Materials

  • Replacement fees will be charged for any library materials that are lost or stolen
  • This fee includes the cost of the item as well as a non-refundable processing fee
  • Please do not purchase any replacement material
  • Pay your charges through your online account or contact the library

Other Charges

  • $5 for OCLC Interlibrary Loan requests (MARINet and LINK+ requests are free)
  • 15¢ for photocopying

Returning Library Materials

All borrowed items may be returned at any public library in Marin County.

Books and other items may be returned to the Larkspur Library during open hours, or via one of our book and A/V drop locations.