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, check, or credit card at the Library Services Desk or with a credit card on your online library account.

 

Borrowing Terms & Non-Resident Fines

CollectionLoan PeriodRenewable?Fine Rate for Non-Residents
Books, Audiobooks & CDsThree WeeksYes. Provided there are no holds by others.15 cents/day
New Books & Compact DiscsTwo WeeksYes. Provided there are no holds by others.15 cents/day
Feature Film DVDs & Blu-RaysOne WeekYes. Provided there are no holds by others.15 cents/day
Nonfiction DVDs, TV Series & Boxed SetsThree WeeksYes. Provided there are no holds by others.25 cents/day
Console GamesOne WeekYes. Provided there are no holds by others.15 cents/day
New Blu-Rays & Console GamesOne Week. For residents only.Yes. Provided there are no holds by others.N/A
Eisenhower ExclusivesTwo Weeks. For residents only. Limit of three per card.NoN/A
Cricut CartridgesThree Weeks. For residents only. Limit of three per card.Yes. Provided there are no holds by others.N/A
Kids Holiday BooksOne WeekNo15 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.

 

Chicago Patrons


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.

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.

Chicago residents are limited to:

  • No more than five holds per account.
  • 50 borrowed items per account.
  • Ten compact discs and ten DVDs within the limit of 50 items.
  • Borrowing on an account with under $10.00 in fines.
  • No console games of any kind.
  • No digital media, including Playaways.