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Library Fines


Fines are charged by the library to encourage users to return items on time. Fines are calculated each day the library is open.

 Fine Rates

  • 14 day loans - 50 cents per day per item
  • Reserve items (1 & 2 hour loans) - $1.00 per hour per item
  • Reserve items (Overnight & 3 day loans) - $5.00 per day per item
  • Laptops, Chromebooks, mice, chargers, webcams and calculators (4 hour loans) - $5.00 per hour per item
  • Bike loans - $1.00 per day

 Overdue Fines

A hold will be placed on your library account and your Mohawk College academic account preventing you from borrowing library material, registering for courses, receiving grades, and requesting transcripts if:

  • Library materials have not been returned
  • Fines total $10.00 or more
  • Fines have not been paid on an item which is overdue by 2 weeks or more
  • Billed for items

The hold will be removed once the fine is paid in full.

  Viewing Fines

To view your fines:

  1. Log into your library account
  2. In the Account Summary screen click on "Fines"

  Paying Fines

There are two options available: in person at the Customer Service Desk at any library location (cash or ONE Card) or online with a credit card (Mastercard or Visa)

  Credit Card Payments

Please note that it takes 2 business days to process a payment and remove a hold from your account. Pay online with a credit card through MyMohawk:

  1. Log into MyMohawk
  2. Choose "Student Finances" from the menu
  3. Under Make a payment, click the "Pay online" link
  4. Click the "Make Payment" button
  5. Enter the requested information and click the "Pay" button
  6. Email the library or call 905.575.1212 ext.5038 to notify us of your payment

Please be sure to include your full name and student number in your email once you have made your credit card payment.