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Pay Fines & Fees Online

Things You Need to Know

  • You will need to know the bal­ance on your library account. Click here to login to My Account”.
  • Pay­Pal accepts Visa, Mas­ter­Card, Amer­i­can Express and Dis­cov­er. Deb­it cards with the Visa or Mas­ter­Card logo are also accepted.
  • All pay­ments are final.
  • Please allow 23 busi­ness days (exclud­ing week­ends and hol­i­days) for Pay­Pal pay­ments to be applied to your library account.
  • If you would like to check out Library mate­ri­als soon after you make a pay­ment, bring a copy of the email con­fir­ma­tion show­ing your Pay­Pal pay­ment for a cour­tesy checkout.
  • If you would like to make a pay­ment on more than one library account, please click the Spe­cial Instruc­tions to Mer­chant” link to list the library card num­bers and amounts to be applied to each account.
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Pay­Pal FAQ

Can I pay my Library fines with a deb­it or cred­it card?
Yes. The Library is accept­ing cred­it and deb­it card pay­ments for fines/​fees through PayPal.

What is Pay­Pal?
Pay­Pal is a secure, online pay­ment ser­vice that can be used to make or receive pay­ments for an item or a ser­vice. The Library is using Pay­Pal to offer patrons the option of pay­ing their fines with a deb­it or cred­it card. Click here for more infor­ma­tion about using Pay­Pal.

Do I need to have a Pay­Pal account to use Pay­Pal?
No. You do not have to have an account with Pay­Pal to make a pay­ment. Although you are giv­en the option to cre­ate a Pay­Pal account at the end of the trans­ac­tion, you do not have to do this step.

Is there a charge for this ser­vice?
No. The han­dling fee has been tem­porar­i­ly removed to help patrons in this dif­fi­cult time.

What credit/​debit cards are accept­ed?
Pay­Pal accepts Visa, Mas­ter­Card, Amer­i­can Express and Dis­cov­er. Deb­it cards with the Visa or Mas­ter­Card logo are also accepted.

Can I make one pay­ment for mul­ti­ple library accounts?
Yes. By click­ing the Spe­cial Instruc­tions to Mer­chant” link, you can list the library card num­bers and amounts to be applied to each account. For exam­ple : 220710********: $3.00; 220710********: $6.75

How long will it take for my Pay­Pal pay­ment to appear on my library account?
Pay­ments will be applied to your library account with­in 2 — 3 busi­ness days, exclud­ing week­ends and holidays.

What hap­pens if I acci­den­tal­ly over­pay my account?
The over­age will be added to your SAM Account for future use and can­not be refund­ed. See staff at your local branch for assistance.

Will I be able to use my library card to access the inter­net imme­di­ate­ly after I make a cred­it card pay­ment?
You may be able to use your library card to access the inter­net. Please see staff in the branch for assistance.

Can I make a cred­it card pay­ment at the circulation/​checkout desk?
No. Cred­it card pay­ments can only be accept­ed online.

Can I pay for oth­er ser­vices through Pay­Pal?
No. The Library only accepts cash or check for ser­vices such as Meet­ing Room and Audi­to­ri­um fees, com­put­er print­outs and photocopies.