No Late Fines for Residents
Norridge and Harwood Heights resident will not be charged late fees for overdue items.
However, once borrowed materials are 42 days past due, residents will be billed for replacement cost and processing fee. Lost or damaged materials will also incur a bill equal to the cost of replacement plus a $5.00 processing fee. Bills may be paid with cash or check at the Library Services Desk or with a credit card on your online library account.
Loan Terms & Non-Resident Fines
|Collection||Loan Period||Renewable?||Fine Rate for Non-Residents|
|Books, Audiobooks & CDs||Three Weeks||Yes. Provided there are no holds by others.||15 cents/day|
|New Books & Compact Discs||Two Weeks||Yes. Provided there are no holds by others.||15 cents/day|
|Feature Film DVDs & Blu-Rays||One Week||Yes. Provided there are no holds by others.||15 cents/day|
|Nonfiction DVDs & Boxed Sets||Three Weeks||Yes. Provided there are no holds by others.||25 cents/day|
|Console Games||One Week||Yes. Provided there are no holds by others.||15 cents/day|
|New Blu-Rays & Console Games||One Week. For residents only.||Yes. Provided there are no holds by others.||N/A|
|Eisenhower Exclusives||Two Weeks. For residents only.||No||N/A|
|Cricut Cartridges||Three Weeks. For residents only. Limit of three per card.||Yes. Provided there are no holds by others.||N/A|
|Kids Holiday Books||One Week||No||15 cents/day|
Illinois-Wide and Out-of-State interlibrary loans may have different loan periods and fine rates depending on the loaning library’s policies.
Some Special Collection items may also have different loan periods and fine rates. Any questions about Special Collection items can be answered at the Library Services Desk or by calling 708-867-7828.
As a library which reciprocates borrowing with the Chicago Public Library, the Eisenhower Library upholds, for Chicago patrons, the circulation policies of the Chicago Public Library.
Chicago residents are limited to:
- No more than five holds per account.
- 30 borrowed items per account.
- Six compact discs and six DVDs within the limit of 30 items.
- Borrowing on an account with under $3.00 in fines.
These are the policies of the Chicago Public Library. Any concerns should be directed to the Commissioner of the Chicago Public Library at 312-747-4090.