Your library card provides access to thousands of items and services for free. Questions? Contact the Circulation department at 847-929-5103.
Morton Grove Residents
Bring a photo ID (or two forms of other ID) with your name and current Morton Grove address to the Check Out Desk to apply for a free library card. Residents aged birth to 18 need a parent or guardian’s signature.
If you don’t live in Morton Grove but have a valid library card in good standing at your home library, you can register your card with us as a Reciprocal Borrower to check out items, use the computers, and book study rooms. Reciprocal borrowers can check out up to 150 items per card at a time.
Special Use Cards
For more info on cards for Business, School, Property Owner, and other kinds of special cards, contact the Check Out Desk at 847-929-5103 or see our Library Card Registration policy.
Non-residents can still purchase a Non-Resident Fee card for up to 10 family members living at the same address, valid for 1 year. The cost of a Non-Resident Fee card is based on the Library's tax rate and is updated each year.
Manage Your Account
Log in to your account online to renew items, place holds, and more.
Morton Grove Public Library is part of Cooperative Computer Services (CCS), a network of 26 area libraries that share an online catalog, user database, and other services. Learn more.
Loan Periods & Fees
See Loan Periods & Fees for different items and services.
Add your email address to your account to be notified about holds, renewal reminders, and overdue items by email. Sign up at the Check Out Desk or call 847-965-4220.
You can pay online or at the Check Out Desk with cash or credit. (Learn why we eliminated overdue fines for Morton Grove cardholders.)
Lost or Stolen Card?
Call the Check Out Desk at 847-929-5103 to report a lost or stolen card. You are responsible for any items checked out with the card until we are notified.
Change of Address
If you move, please visit the Check Out Desk to update your address and contact information.