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Library Fees and Charges

Vaughan Public Libraries is proud to be a fine-free library system. Our libraries no longer charge daily overdue fines in order to reduce barriers and provide equitable access to our customers. Some fees remain in effect, such as replacement fees for damaged or lost items.


Damaged or lost items
Full replacement cost plus a $5.00 non-refundable administration fee as determined by the library
Collection fee for library records sent to the collection agency
Replacement of lost or damaged library card
Activities causing damage to library computers, systems, software or computer equipment
Full replacement cost as determined by the library
Overdue fines
None. We are a fine-free library system.

You may pay the fees and charges at any Vaughan Public Libraries branch, or online.


Printing/Photocopy - Black & White (letter/legal)
$0.10 per side
Printing/Photocopy - Black & White (ledger)
$0.20 per side
Printing/Photocopy - Colour (letter/legal)
$0.40 per side
Printing/Photocopy - Colour (ledger)
$0.80 per side
Exam Proctoring fee - paid by student
Exam Proctoring fee - paid by institution
VPL Bags
* Subject to HST

Meeting Rooms

Groups registered with City of Vaughan as Community Service Organizations
$17.50* per hour
VPL Member
$66.59* per hour
Non-Member / Commercial use
$76.95* per hour
Clean-up charge (may be levied, where warranted)
* Subject to HST and applicable insurance costs

Gourmet Teaching Kitchen

VPL Member - Weekday
$140.00* per hour
VPL Member - Weekend
$175.00* per hour
Non-Member - Weekday
$155.00* per hour
Non-Member - Weekend
$190.00* per hour
* Subject to HST

Make It! Create It! Learn It!

3D Printing
Button Maker
$0.25 per button
Carving, Vinyl Cutter, Laser Cutter
Free to use (plus cost of material)


Payment in full is required at time of registration. Refunds issued up to 7 days prior to scheduled. Program or at the discretion of VPL. Programs cancelled by VPL will receive a full refund.

Suspension of Membership

Borrower privileges are withdrawn:

  • when charges of damaged or lost items reach $25.00 or more;
  • if 1 or more items are overdue 30 days or longer;
  • if lost materials are not paid for;
  • if user activities damage library computers, systems, software of computer equipment;
  • if a user persistently fails to comply with VPL Policies, Regulations and Rules of Conduct;
  • library card expired;
  • card reported as lost.

Privileges will be reinstated upon payment of all outstanding charges, or when a proof of address is provided to renew your library card.