- Adult items: $.50 per day Maximum fine - $10.00 or cost of item.
- Children's items: $.25 per day. Maximum fine - $5.00 or cost of item.
- Lost library cards: $3.00
- Lost library materials: Replacement cost of the item.
The book collection of approximately 54,000 volumes includes more than 19,000 books for children and young adults and 3,000 large-type books. Hundreds of thousands of eBooks and audiobooks are available to download. Books are available in French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, Russian and other languages.
The library has extensive collections of audiobooks, and DVDs, as well as audiobooks, videos, and music available for download. Magazines and newspapers, including most Pacific Grove newspapers from 1988 to date on microfilm, framed art prints, and maps are also available to borrow or use in the Library.