Things have settled down now, but some observers say city’s ombudsman should have jurisdiction... "Library records obtained by the Star show complaints leapt to 7,627 in 2012, from just 2,191 in 2011, but dropped back to 3,875 in 2013 as ..." Continue reading Toronto Star By: Samuel Greenfield, Staff Reporter, Aug 28 2014
On the same shelf:
- Toronto Public Library's site: A $1.00 fine will be charged for each hold you do not pick up.
"You can cancel a hold at any time - whether it's outstanding, in transit, or available for pickup. When your hold arrives at the branch, you have 7 days to pick it up. In order to avoid the Holds Not Picked Up fine and allow others to get materials sooner, make sure to cancel your hold before 9:00 p.m. on the expiry date."
- Mississauga Public Library: Holds
"A $2 service charge will be added to
your account for any holds you do not pick up" (Does it mean only physical or even e-books, not sure, comment by blogger!!!). "Please notify the library as soon as possible if
you cannot pick up a hold. ...
These instructions are intended for items that you pick up at the Library.
If you are looking for instructions on how to place holds on eBooks and eAudioBooks (for devices such as computers, tablets and smart phones), visit our help page."