Pay Fines and Fees

We accept cash, personal checks and Visa and Mastercard credit cards. You may also pay online. You cannot pay the fine until the overdue items are returned and checked back in. Our overdue charge is $0.25 per day with a maximum of $5.00; except for Feature DVDs, Blu-Ray, TV Series and Express Reads which are $1.00/day overdue. Maximum for kids books, CDs and magazines is $3.00.

Library Schedule of Fees

Subject Description Overdue Fine
Maximum Fine
Overdue Materials
Book Club Kits, Books (Adult & YA), Books (New), CD-Books, CDs (Spoken Non-Fiction), Non-Feature Blu-Ray & DVDs, Videocassettes $0.25 per day

Books (Juvenile), CDs (Music), Magazines, Juvenile CDs $0.25 per day $3.00

New Blu-Rays & DVDs, Express Reads, Playaways,
​Playaway Views
$1.00 per day

Repair of damaged materials $5.00

Replacement of lost or damaged items List Price

Fine/Fee Threshold
Borrowing privileges are suspended for accounts which have accumulated a total of $5.00 in fines and fees, including bills for replacement of lost or damaged material. $5.00  
Prints & Copies
Black & white photo copies & prints
$0.20 per page

Color photo copies & prints
$1.00 per page

Auditorium Rental
For-Profit 3 hours or less: $175.00 3 - 5 hours:  $250.00

Proof of either 501 (c) (30) certificate or State of MI non-profit Articles of Incorporation & Bylaws.
3 hours or less: $75.00 3 - 5 hours:  $125.00
Books Bags
ROPL Book bags made of recycled material. Sold by the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library $4.00 each/
​3 for $10.00

Library Card
Resident (Full access)
Free to residents

Non-Resident (Full access to ROPL services; not to other TLN libraries

Card replacement
Miscellaneous 8GB USB Flash drives

Audio Earbuds
  Fax first page $1.75 $1.00 thereafter
  International fax first page $3.95 $3.45 thereafter
  B&W copies $.20  
  Color copies $1.00  
Local History and Obituary Requests/Reference Requests by Mail Up to 5 pages mailed, faxed, or emailed

Additional pages
$0.50 per page