Paying Fines

Do you need to pay a fine?

Fines can be paid either in person or by mailing a check. At this time, fines cannot be paid online or via credit card.   

If for any reason you are unable to pay your fines using the available methods, please contact us. 


After a two-day grace period, you will be charged 10 cents per day, per item (books, DVDs, or CDs).

If you have 5 dollars (or more) in late fees, your account will be blocked. You won’t be able to check out any library items until you pay the fee.

In Person

Step 1.Go to the circulation desk 

All fines can be paid at the Circulation Desk (located to the right when entering the library).

Step 2.Pay your fine 

Accepted forms of payment are cash and checks ONLY.

By Mail

Step 1.Prepare your check

Please make checks payable to “County of Morris” for exact amount.  

Accepted form of payment: Checks ONLY. DO NOT send cash through the mail. 

Step 2.Mail us your check 

Send your check to: 

Morris County Library 
Circulation Dept. Attn: Mark Moguin 
30 East Hanover Avenue 
Whippany, NJ 07981