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Material Type

Loan Period

May Be Renewed Twice*

Elmhurst Patrons Only

Overdue Fines Per Day

3-day Grace Period**

Books (Exemptions below)
3 weeks
X
10¢
X
Magazines
1 week
X
10¢
X
Pamphlets/Maps/Toys/Puzzles
3 weeks
X
10¢
X
Audiobooks
3 weeks
X
10¢
X
Feature DVD/BluRay/Kids’ Movies
1 week
X
10¢
X
TV Series DVD
2 weeks
X
10¢
X
Non-Fiction DVD/BluRay
3 weeks
(New: 1 week)
X
10¢
X
Music CDs
3 weeks
X
10¢
X
Video Games (5 game limit)
3 weeks
(New: 1 week)
X
10¢
X
CD Roms
3 weeks
X
10¢
X
Vinyl Records
3 weeks
X  X
10¢
X

Technology

eReaders
3 weeks
X
X
$1
Assistive iPads 3 weeks X $5
Laptops (In House Use Only)
4 hours
X
$1/hour
Projectors 1 week X X $5
VHS to DVD Converter 1 week X X $5
Cassette and CD Boombox 1 week X X $5
Phone Chargers (Apple and Android) 4 hours $1/hour
XBox Game Controllers
(In House Use Only)
4 hours $1/hour
Creative Studio Equipment
(In House Use Only)
4 hours X $1/hour
WiFi Hotspots 2 weeks X X $5

Library of Extraordinary Things

Knitting Needles
3 weeks
X
X
10¢
X
Board Games 1 week X X 10¢ X
Thermal Leak Detector
1 week
X
10¢
Kilowatt Meter 1 week X 10¢
Umbrellas 1 week X 10¢
Culinary Cupboard Collection  1 week  X X  $1
Vinyl Record Turntable  3 weeks  X X 10¢ X
Sewing Machine  1 week  X X $5

Hot Copies

Hot Copy Books
2 weeks
X
10¢
X
Hot Copy Magazines/Magazines to Go 1 week X 10¢
Hot Copy Feature DVD/BluRay
3 days
X
10¢
Hot Copy TV Series
2 weeks
X
10¢
Hot Copy eReaders
1 week
X $1

LINKin

LINKin Items

Loan Period

May Be Renewed*

Books and most AV
4 weeks
once, for 2 weeks
DVDs
1 week
once, for 7 days

* – Items which have been requested by another person cannot be renewed.

** – If you return an item to the Elmhurst Public Library within three days of its due date, you will not be charged a fine, because the item was returned within the established “grace period.” If the item is not returned or renewed by closing time of the third day of the grace period, a fine will be charged for each day past the due date including the three days of the grace period.

Patrons from other Illinois Libraries

Are welcome to check out a total of 30 items
Out of the 30 items, up to 10 may be AV (DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, or Playaways).
You may have one video game checked out at any time, which counts towards the 10-item AV limit.
Not available: All Hot Copies (books, movies, or magazine), eReaders, iPads, Laptops, other special collections.