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    For more information on fees, visit our Overdue, Damaged, or Lost Materials page.

    How do I pay fees:

    • Online:
      • With your Visa, MasterCard, Discover Debit or Credit Card, you can pay for fees online.  From wherever you are, just go to our website ( and under “How Do I?’ Make a Payment, click here.
    • By Mail:
      • Make a check or money order payable to Yakima Valley Libraries.  Please include your library card number and mail to Yakima Valley Libraries, Attn: Accounts Payable, 102 N 3RD ST, Yakima, WA  98901.
    • In a community library:
      • When in-person services are available, feel free to use one of our public computers or self-checks to log in and make a payment. Staff can take either cash or check at the service desk.

    How do I use my credit card payments to pay for copies at my community library?

    • YVL staff will add a charge to your account that can be paid as any other fee. The charges on your account will follow existing YVL policy and procedures regarding fees.

    How do I make a donation?

    • You will need your Yakima Valley Libraries (YVL) library card number and password to make a monetary donation.
    • Don’t have a YVL library card, no problem; Contact our Business Services Department at 509-575-3415 for assistance.

    Click here and select the “Make a Donation” button.