News & Announcements


Posted on: July 15, 2020

Library Ends Overdue Fees


We are now fine free!

The Apache Junction Public Library is no longer charging daily overdue fines on late materials.

“We want everyone in the community to have full access to all that we offer. This is a great time to return your overdue items and rediscover the library,” said Apache Junction Library Director Pam Harrison. “Of course, you are still responsible for returning your items so others can use them.”

AJPL Logo-websize

The library will continue to send reminders for the return of items.

Existing overdue fines will be cleared from all accounts but fees for lost or damaged items will remain on your account. Patrons owing more than $5 for lost or damaged items will not be able to borrow library materials until fees are paid or lost items are returned.

Items that are overdue 100 days or more will be considered lost and patrons will be billed for them. If the items are returned, the billed charges will be cleared from the account with no overdue fines.

If unreturned items total more than $81, the account will be referred to a collection agency and an additional $10 fee will be added to the account.

The elimination of the overdue fines was approved by the Library Board on June 18. It went into effect Aug. 3.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Home


Meet Our Instructors

Posted on: October 20, 2020
Police SUV

Suspect Arrested

Posted on: October 20, 2020
Baseline paved-websize

Baseline Road Work

Posted on: September 4, 2020
AJPL Logo-websize

Library Gets Third Grant

Posted on: September 14, 2020
Fitness Exploration 2020 Flyer-cropped

Youth Fitness at MGC

Posted on: September 23, 2020
Election graphic-websize

Election Results

Posted on: August 5, 2020
GP 2020 full cover-websize

General Plan Approved

Posted on: August 5, 2020
AJPL Logo-websize

Library Writer-in-Residence

Posted on: July 1, 2020