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Loan Periods & Fees

For more information, contact the Check Out Desk at 847-929-5103 or circinfo@mgpl.org.

 

 

LOAN PERIODS

The Library has eliminated overdue fees for Morton Grove residents on most materials. Learn more.
 

Print & Digital

  • Books & New Books: 21 days, 2 renewals
  • Hot Pick Books (MGPL cardholders only): 14 days, no renewals
  • Magazines: 21 days, 2 renewals
  • E-Books & E-Audiobooks: 21 days, 2 renewals

Multimedia

  • DVDs/Blu-rays: 14 days, no renewals
  • New DVDs/Blu-rays: 7 days, 2 renewals
  • Hot Pick DVDs/Blu-rays (MGPL cardholders only): 3 days, no renewals
  • Video Games: 14 days, 2 renewals
  • New Video Games: 7 days, 2 renewals
  • Music CDs: 21 days, 2 renewals
  • Audiobook CDs: 21 days, 2 renewals
  • TV Shows: 14 days, 2 renewals

Technology

  • STEM kits: 21 days, 2 renewals
  • Wi-Fi Hotspots (MGPL cardholders only): 14 days, 1 renewal, $1 daily overdue fee
  • Laptops (in-library use only): 3 hours, 1 renewal
  • Tablets (in-library use only): 1 hour, 1 renewal

Other

  • Tote bags: 21 days, 2 renewals
 

Users from Other Libraries

Loan periods are the same for all borrowers, but non-MGPL cardholders are subject to the following overdue fees:

  • 15¢ daily overdue fee ($5 max): Books, Magazines, CDs, Audiobooks, STEM kits, Tote bags
  • $1 daily overdue fee ($15 max): DVDs, Blu-rays, TV Shows, Video Games

See the full Loans, Renewals, Fines, and Services policy for more info.

 
 

BORROWING

Log in to your account to see checkouts, holds, renewals, due dates, and fines.

Search the catalog for the collections of Morton Grove Public Library and 24 other area libraries.

Holds 

Morton Grove and CCS library cardholders can place holds through our catalog, in person, or by phone. You can choose email, phone, text, or mail notifications for available holds. Items are held for 5 days on the Holds shelf (1 day for new movies and video games).

Renewals

Most items renew 2 times automatically if no one else is on the waiting list. Renew online or call 847-965-4220.

Interlibrary Loan

Can't find an item at the library or in the shared catalog? MGPL cardholders can request books, articles, CDs, and DVDs through interlibrary loan.

  • Requests can take anywhere between 7 days and several weeks depending on the location of the book and the lending library's response time
  • The loan period for each item is determined by the lending library
  • Audiovisual material available from Illinois libraries only
Contact the Info Desk at 847-929-5101 for interlibrary loan requests and renewals.
 
 

MORTON GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY

6140 Lincoln Avenue
Morton Grove, IL 60053-2989
847-965-4220
info@mgpl.org

HOURS | CLOSINGS

Monday to Thursday: 9 am - 9 pm
Friday: 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

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