NOTICE: Fines increased September 1! Ten-cent fines are 25 cents; 50-cent fines are $1. 

 

Library Item

Loan Period

Renewal Limit

Limit 
(per card)

Fine 
(per day)*

Regular Books

3 weeks

2 renewals

No limit

$0.25

“Hot” Books

1 week

No renewals/
no holds

No limit

$1.00

“Hot” DVDs

3 days

No renewals/
no holds

Limit of 2

$1.00

TV series DVDs

2 weeks

2 renewals

No limit

$1.00

All other DVDs (including Blu-rays)

1 week

2 renewals

No limit

$1.00

Magazines & Comic Books

1 week

2 renewals

No limit

$0.25

CDs

1 week

2 renewals

No limit

$0.25

Audio Books/Kits

3 weeks

2 renewals

No limit

$0.25

Video games (MPLD & enhanced cardholders only)

1 week

2 renewals

Limit of 5

$1.00

Playaways

3 weeks

2 renewals

No limit

$0.25

CD ROMs/DVD ROMs

3 weeks

2 renewals

No limit

$1.00

Holiday Picture Books

1 week

2 renewals

Limit of 5

$0.25

eReaders (MPLD & enhanced cardholders only)

3 weeks

No renewals;

Holds allowed

Limit of 1

$1.00

*Maximum overdue fine: replacement cost of item.    Revised 2/16

 

Holds not picked up

If a patron does not pick up his/her hold within 7 days of notification, his/her account will be charged $1 per item.

Restrictions on Checking out Items for Non-Resident Cardholders

Patrons who  have a library card from another library are not able to check out our Playaways (pre-loaded audiobooks) or our video games. They may check out all other types of items as long as they register their card at the Checkout Desk.

 

Renewals

Renewals may be done in person, over the phone (847) 590-8706 or through the library's online catalog. Click on "My MPLD," then "Checked Out" to see what you currently have checked out.


Replacement & miscellaneous fees

Lost/damaged item: cost of item +$5 processing fee.
Please contact Circulation at 815-385-0036 for current fees for replacement items (cases, notes, etc.)