The Vigo County Public Library provides a wide variety of library services and library materials free of charge for the taxpayers and citizens of Vigo County. A nominal fee for services is charged to customers in order to provide specialized services or materials according to the following service fee schedule. Revenue from service fees become a part of the annual operating revenue budget and are subject to all appropriation requirements. Online payments for services such as obituary from the Special Collections Department, and online payments for lost library materials and collection agency fees can be paid online utilizing the major credit card services.

Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Vigo County Public Library on the 16th day February, 2015.

Service Fee Additional Information Library Department Restrictions
Obituary Requests
  • $5 per obituary for off-site customers
  • In-house customers may make Obituary photocopies from microfilm according to copy service fee schedule below
  • Index available online
  • Obituaries available on microfilm
Available at Main Special Collections Department only Limit of 15 obituaries per request
Marriage Record Index
  • $5 per marriage record for mail request copies.
  • Patrons may make Marriage Record photocopies from microfilm or online files according to printing and copying fee schedule below
Available at Main Special Collections Department only Limit of 15 marriage records per request
Death Certificates from non-digitized funeral home collections
  • $5.00 per record for off-site customers
Limited to archival collections from the Gillis Funeral Home and Martin Tearman Funeral Home Main Special Collections Gillis for years 1938 to 1981.
Interlibrary Loan photocopies
  • 10¢ per page for b/w
  • 50¢ per page for color
Available at Main Reference ILL only Not available to Reciprocal Borrowers
USB Flash Drive $10 2 GB drive-price includes Indiana Sales Tax
  • Main Lending
  • West Branch
CD $2 Price includes Indiana Sales Tax
  • Main Lending
  • West Branch
Earbuds for MP3 Players $2 Price includes Indiana Sales Tax
  • Main Lending
  • West Branch
Library Material Replacement or Damage Replacement cost assessed via replacement bill by VCPL integrated library system Patrons may be assessed a bill for replacement or a material damage fee plus a collection agency fee should items become long overdue or suffer damage. Payable at the following locations:
  • Main Lending
  • West Branch
  • VCPL website patron account
Collection Agency Fee $20 Information regarding delinquent library materials and or library equipment not returned or returned damaged may be turned over to a collection agency. Collection agency fees become the responsibility of the borrower. The collection agency fee is due even if library materials and or equipment have been returned or reimbursement has been made. Payable at the following locations:
  • Main Lending
  • West Branch
  • VCPL website patron account
Copying and Printing
  • b/w 8 1/2 x 11 10¢
  • b/s 8 1/2 x 14 10¢
  • b/w 11 x 17 20¢
  • color 8 1/2 x 11 50¢
  • color 8 1/2 x 14 50¢
  • color 11 x 17 $1
Printing can be performed from any library public access computer via the print management system. Mobile printing is available via the print management system mobile print service. Copiers are located in the following locations:
  • Main West Wing
  • Main East Wing
  • Main Lifelong Learning Center
  • Main Youth Services
  • Main Special Collections
  • West Branch
Copies from microfilm available in Main Library Special Collections only.
Meeting Room Usage Fee schedule posted in Meeting Room Policy addendum Fees charged for special events Main Community Services Meeting rooms located at Main Library only
Test Proctoring $25 Computers may be utilized in the LifeLong Learning Center Main LifeLong Learning Center No more than 3 tests to be administered at any one time and must be administered during hours library conducts regular business.

Fees may be assessed for special services not mentioned above that require additional costs to the library. Reimbursement for these services will be determined by the Library Director based on the cost to provide the service.

Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Vigo County Public Library on the 16th day February, 2015.