Plainfield Public Library District

Borrowing Items From the Library

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 ITEM DUE DATE CHECK OUT LIMIT OVERDUE FINES RENEWABLE?
Books 21 days Unlimited 10 cents/day Twice, if no holds
eBooks 7, 14 or 21 days 5 total of any format No No
eAudiobooks 7, 14 or 21 days 5 total of any format No No
eReaders and Tablets 21 days 1 $1.00/day Once, if no holds
Rokus 14 days 1 $1.00/day Once, if no holds
New magazines 7 days Unlimited 10 cents/day No
Magazines 21 days Unlimited 10 cents/day Twice, if no holds
CDs 21 days Unlimited 10 cents/day Twice, if no holds
Audiobooks 21 days Unlimited 10 cents/day Twice, if no holds
Video Games 7 days Unlimited $1.00/day Once, if no holds
New DVDs 7 days Unlimited $1.00/day Once, if no holds
DVDs 21 days Unlimited $1.00/day Twice, if no holds
New BluRays 7 days Unlimited $1.00/day Once, if no holds
BluRays 21 days Unlimited $1.00/day Twice, if no holds
Juvenile Kits 21 days Unlimited 10 cents/day Twice, if no holds
Video Tapes – Non-fiction 21 days Unlimited $1.00/day Twice, if no holds

Fees for MISSING or LOST ITEMS

  • Lost Library Card – $2.00 per card
  • Damaged or Lost Item – Cost of item

This list does not cover all fines and fees. Please contact the Library for specific questions.

Paying Fines or Fees Online

You can pay fees and fines via the Library’s catalog:

  1. Go to My Account.
  2. From the My Account menu at the top, choose Fines and Fees.
  3. When prompted, type in your library card # and PIN.
  4. Click the checkbox next to the fines you’d like to pay, then click Pay Fines Now.
  5. You will be redirected to the Illinois State Treasurer’s office E-Pay site. From here, you can choose your payment method: Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover, and follow the simple steps.

Picking Up Items On Hold

When your reserved items become available, you will be notified by phone, email or text notification, depending on how you selected to be notified. You will have five days to pick up your items. The Holds Shelves are located across from the Check-Out Desk. Items are arranged alphabetically by last name.

If you are picking up holds for another family member, a note must be added to all family accounts so staff can check out the material(s) requested when picking up available holds.

Renew Material

Book Returns

The outside book return is located on the west side of the building entrance. It is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Items may also be returned at the book returns inside the Library at the top of the stairs on the left.

 

815-436-6639
15025 S. Illinois St. Plainfield, Illinois