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Pay a Fine or Make a Donation

If you are making a donation, simply click the Donate button.  From the drop-down menu “(Optional) Use this donation for”, select the fund to which you are donating.

If you are paying a fine, follow the instructions below.

While the library is closed to the public, you may pay your fines by mailing a check or paying online via PayPal.

To pay online click the Donate button:

  Donate Button


  1. Enter the amount of your fine (there is a $1.00 minimum)
  2. Click the dropdown menu where it says “(Optional) Use this donation for” and select “Satisfy a Fine”
  3. If you have PayPal, you can click the “Donate with PayPal” button and log in.
    • Click where it says “Add a note” and type your library card number
  4. If you don’t have PayPal, click the “Donate with a Debit or Credit Card” button
    • Click where it says “Write a note (Optional)” and type your library card number
  5. Once you have filled out the form, click the Donate Now button at the bottom to complete the transaction in PayPal
  6. When you receive your payment confirmation email from PayPal, please forward it to the Circulation Department email: so that we can be sure to mark your account as paid


To pay by check:

Checks can be mailed to Library of the Chathams, 214 Main Street, Chatham, NJ 07928.

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