Loan Rules

Beginning August 9, anyone who checks out materials from the
Elmhurst Public Library will no longer be charged overdue fines. More details to come!

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Item

Loan Period

Auto Renew

Audiovisual

CDs, Audiobooks, Video Games (limit 5 games), Vinyl Records*
3 weeks
twice
DVD and Blu-Ray 2 weeks twice
Hot Copy DVD and Blu-Ray* 3 days no
NEW DVD, Blu-Ray, Video Games*(limit 5 games) 1 week twice

Print

Books 3 weeks twice
Hot Copy Books* 2 weeks no
Magazines 1 week twice
Magazines To Go* 1 week no

Special Collections

Craft Tools*, Kits, Toys 3 weeks twice
Hot Copy Technology* 3 days no
Library of Extraordinary Things* 1 week twice
Mobile Wifi Hotspots* 2 weeks twice

In House

Laptops*, Phone Chargers, Video Game Controllers, Creative Studio
Equipment*, and Makery Equipment*
4 hours no

Note: Items that have been requested by another person cannot be renewed.

LINKin

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LINKin Item

Loan Period

Auto Renew

Books and most AV
4 weeks
once, for 2 weeks
DVD and Blu-Ray
1 week
once, for 7 days

 

Reciprocal Borrowing

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Patrons from other Illinois Libraries

On your first visit to EPL, bring your valid home public library card and a current
photo identification verifying your home address. Bring these items to the Checkout desk to register your EPL
borrowing privileges.

You may check out a total of 30 items. Up to 10 may be AV material (DVD, Blu-ray,
CD, Audiobooks, Playaway, Video Game**) Some items and services are limited to Elmhurst cardholders. (see
items marked*, above)

It is best to return Elmhurst items at EPL. If they are returned elsewhere, the
items will not be cleared off your record until we receive them.

* – Limited to Elmhurst Public Library cardholders only.
** – You may have one video game checked out at any time.