Library cards are valid for three years from the date issued. Non-Resident cards are good for one year from the date the card is issued. Reciprocal Borrowers will have the same expiration date as the date issued from their home library.
There are several ways to place a hold. Call the library at 815-584-3061. Come to the library in person. The library is located at 501 Carriage House Lane. The library staff will then assist you in placing your hold. You may place a hold by using our online access catalog. Please follow the steps [...]
You may have a total of 20 items on your card at any given time. This is a total number which means that movies, books, etc are included in this number. ** You may only check out 4 movies PER HOUSEHOLD - not per card holder. If there are multiple family units residing at [...]
You can check out items if your fine is less than $5.00. Once your fines reach $5.00 your card is blocked. If you have overdue items, you are within the 5 day grace period, and a fine has not been added to your account, you may renew them. Renewing items allows you check it [...]
Once a fine has been added to your account, your account is blocked. You may not check out new items or use the patron computers until your fine is cared for.
Fines for books, magazines, audio books & playaways is $.10 per day/per item after a 5 day grace period. Fines for DVD's is $1.00 per day/per movie. There is no grace period for DVD's - fines begin the first day they are late.