Closure alert - FAQs

COVID-19 UpdateALL Austin Public Library locations, The Austin History Center, and Recycled Reads are closed to the public. ​Please refer to the Library's Press Release for updated service information. 

Answered By: Andrea Schwartz
Last Updated: Mar 29, 2018     Views: 4288

Pay fines online
Pay fines online via credit card or bank transfer. Learn more about paying fines online.


Pay in person
You can pay at any Austin Public Library location (except Recycled Reads) by:

  • Cash
  • Credit or debit card
  • Personal check for the exact amount
  • Money order
  • Traveler's check


Pay with credit card by phone
Call Customer Service at 512-974-7475 to pay by credit or debit card. Customer Service is available Monday – Thursday from 10 AM to 9 PM, Friday – Saturday from 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM.


Pay by mail, addressed to:

Austin Public Library Customer Service Office
P.O. Box 2287
Austin, TX 78768-2287

See the Library Card Policies for more information.