Yonkers Public Library (YPL) buildings have reopened. Learn more about our reopening plan.

Fines and Fees

While the library is closed, no library materials will be due, and overdue fines will not accumulate on materials you have checked out. If you receive an overdue message, it is by mistake, and the fine will be waived.

Overdue Charges for Yonkers Public Library materials:

Adult books $.10 cents per day
Children’s Materials No charge ONLY if checked out on child’s card
CD’s $.10 cents per day
DVD’s $1.00 per day

Lost Cards:
Adults $1.00
Children $.50 cents


Read Away Your Fines by Reading in the Library!

This program is for Yonkers Public Library card holders and is only for materials that belong to the Yonkers Public Library.

If you read for half an hour, we will deduct $5 from your fines.  If you read for an hour, we will deduct $10.  We can deduct up to $10 a day.

Sign up to read away your fines at the reference desk before you start reading.