Circulation Periods & Renewals

Circulation Periods, Fines and Limits

Loan Period: Category of Item: Costs: Fines per Day:
3 days New Arrivals of Entertainment DVDs & Blu-Rays Free $1.00
1 week Entertainment DVDs, Blu-Rays & Videogames Free $1.00
3 weeks Non-Fiction DVDs Free $1.00

The Library has a limit on the number of items a patron can check out in these categories:

6 DVDs per person

4 Blu-Rays per person

2 Videogames per person

There are two ways to renew your items from the convenience of home:

Renewing Online

Go to the Library Catalog Page. Click on My Card and follow the prompts. Or simply click here.

Renew by Telephone

To renew your items by phone please call 847-623-2041 ext. 239 during library hours. You must have your library card number ready and all barcodes for the items you want to renew. Using this system you may:

Renew checked out items *

Get a list of items that are currently checked out to you

Check for overdue fines

Please Note: You can renew your loan even after its due date. However, you will not be able to renew anything if you have a fine of $10.00 or more. Renewing will not waive a fine that has already occurred.

Placing Holds

Locate the desired item in the catalog. Click “Request” which is located either below the title, or just near the top, just below the gray line.  You will be prompted to enter your name and library card number, and select the location to pick up your hold.  The system will tell you if your request has been successful or not. When the item is ready, the library will notify you by e-mail notification, a phone call or a card in the mail, depending on what you have selected in your Personal Information.

E-mail notifications

If you prefer to be notified about requests or overdue items via E-mail, you may change your preferences through My Card, or, from the main catalog page, click on My Card, follow the prompts and then click on “Modify Personal Info.”