The Wellesley Free Libraries are open for phone service and curbside pickup only. Please call 781-235-1610 ext. 1104 to speak to a staff member. Click here for curbside pickup. Book drops are open at the Main Library. Fines are suspended and due dates on physical materials are extended to July 31. Click here for more information on our phased reopening plan.

Fees and Fines

ItemLoan PeriodLimitsRenewalsDaily Overdue Fine
Books (Adult & Children)3 Weeks2$.20
Books on CD & Playaways3 weeks2$.20
Magazines3 weeks2$.20
High Demand (Juvenile & Youth)3 weeksNone$.20
High Demand Books (Adult)3 weeksNone $2.00
DVDs3 weeksNone $1.00
High Demand DVDs, games, Viewers, Reference Bks1 weekNone $2.00
e-readers3 Weeks1 per card2$5.00
Museum Passes1 Day1 per card per dayNone$10.00
Commonwealth Catalog28 DaysSet by Source Library None$2.00
Interlibrary Loan
Set by Source LibrarySet by Source LibrarySet by Source Library$2.00
Library of Things (Under $50)3 weeks
Wellesley onlyNone.20
Library of Things ($50 & over)
3 weeksWellesley onlyNone$1.00

 

  • Patrons are allowed a total of 150 items to be checked out to their account.
  • There is a limit of 50 requests per account.
  • Items cannot be borrowed or renewed if:
    The overdue charges are over $5.00
    Have 10 or more overdue items
    One item at billed state
    More than 150 items checked out
  • Lost or Damaged Items
  • Card holders are responsible for items checked out on their card.
  • Lost or damaged items can be paid for by check or online
  • We do not accept replacement copies.
  • No refunds are issued.
  • The replacement fee for a lost or damaged Commonwealth Catalog item is $100.00