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Fines & Fees

Library Fines and Fees are given below.  Included are overdue fines as well as fees for damaged or lost material.





Library Card Application

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To apply for a City of Commerce Public Library card you will need:

  • Valid Picture ID
  • Proof of current residence in the state of California, such as a current California driver license/ID, or correspondence that was mailed to you with your name and address indicated on the envelope. 

If you plan on visiting the library for the first time, please bring the above mentioned items with you and bring your completed library card application (file located below). You may also ask for an application at the Account Services desk when you arrive.

Mission Statement

Commerce Public Library – Connecting the community to each other and the world.

Lending Periods

Please see the attached file for the latest circulation loan schedule.  This schedule contains a list of loan periods for different library material.
For information on overdue fines please see Fines & Fees.

Rules of Conduct

Rules of Conduct Policy

Violation of any of the Rules of Conduct may result in exclusion from the Library premises for the remainder of the day. Repeated or severe incidents may result in a more extended loss of privileges. While a violation of these Rules of Conduct may not constitute criminal conduct, criminal charges may be filed, when appropriate, against anyone who disobeys an order.  The City may issue suspensions or take any other action which excludes or suspends any Library patron from the Library as a result of their violation of the Rules of Conduct.

Additionally, the City of Commerce Public Library will uphold all state, federal and local laws and ordinances with regard to public behavior. Assistance from the East Los Angeles Sheriffs Department will be requested as needed.

These Rules of Conduct were written in consultation with the Commerce City Attorney.

Please see the attached PDFs for the Rules of Conduct.

Computer and Mobile Device User Agreement

Please see the PDF files below for the latest Computer and Mobile Device User Agreements.

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