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  Borrowing Information

How to obtain your FREE library card online or in person:

  • 18 and Over: Show a valid California Driver's License or ID, Armed Forces ID, or Matricula Consular ID. If your ID does not show a current mailing address, the following will be accepted for proof of address:
      • Utility bill (dated within last 2 months)
      • Postmarked mailed envelope (dated within last 2 months)
      • Checking account
  • Under 18: A parent or legal guardian must provide valid identification (as listed above) and sign the application.

To obtain your FREE library card online click here to register now.  

Loan Periods

All materials are due by closing.

  • Audiobooks (CD and MP3s) Media Kits, Books, CDs, CD-ROMs, and Magazines
  • Feature Films: DVDs and Blu-rays (with rental fee)
  • Educational or TV Films: DVDs and Blu-rays (free checkout) 

21 days

2 days
7 days


  • Customers may place requests on titles to pick up material at any Ontario City Library. Delivery time for checked in material is usually one day depending on availability.
  • Limit of 15 items on request at a time.


  • Most library material may be renewed once if the items have not been requested by another library user.
  • Our automated telephone renewal and notification system will list the titles of items checked out to you or on hold for you. It will allow you to renew materials. Please have your library card ready: 909-395-2042.
  • You may also renew online. Have your library card and pin number ready.
  • Make sure you receive a due date when you renew your item.

Library Fines and Fees

Overdue fines are assessed from the first day past due on a per day per item basis. The following fees apply:

  • $7.00 for overdue materials or fines over $25.00 referred to the collection agency.
  • $2.00 for Interlibrary Loans.
  • $1.00 for lost or stolen library cards.
  • Full replacement cost plus a processing fee for lost, damaged, or stolen items.
  • $0.50 Expired Holds (cancel your hold free of charge)

Overdue Charges

  • Audiobooks, (CD and MP3s) Media Kits, Books, CDs, CD-ROMs, and Magazines
  • DVDs or Blu-rays
$0.15 per day

$1.00 per day

Loss of Borrowing Privileges

Library materials may not be checked out in any of the following circumstances:

  • Overdue fines exceeding $10.00 will result in the loss of your borrowing privileges and internet usage.
  • Overdue charges exceeding one year.
  • Account sent to the collection agency.
  • Inappropriate use of Internet computers.
  • Failure to comply with Ontario City Library rules.

Book Returns

  • Library material may be returned at any Ontario City Library.
  • Outside book drops are available for your convenience.

Inter-Library Loan (ILL)

  • Inter-Library Loan service is provided to our customers to borrow materials not available in local libraries.
  • This service can only be used by coming to the library and filling out the appropriate form.
  • A $2.00 fee per request at time of checkout is required.
  • Customers are allowed up to 5 active ILL requests at one time. 


  • As a courtesy, a notification of materials being held for you and overdue material will be made.
  • A notice will be mailed on all material overdue 7 days.
  • If you sign up for email notification, you will get a notification three days before your items are due.
  • If you feel there is a discrepancy when receiving a notice, please call the library promptly to discuss the situation. Please have your library card ready: 909-395-2521 Ovitt or 909-395-2014 Colony


  • The library offers a variety of services for teachers and schools. Please inquire at one of the service desks.

Borrowing Limits

Your library card or valid picture I.D. must be presented whenever you wish to check out library materials.

  • You are responsible for the return of all materials checked out on your card.
  • A maximum of 25 items may be checked out on your card at one time. (This total may include up to 5 feature films DVDs or Blu-rays.)
  • Library material may be returned at any Ontario City Library.



Last updated: 10/28/2013 11:22:36 AM