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Log in to My Account to see what you have checked out, when it's due and any holds you have placed.


Want to renew an eligible item? You can, up to four times, as long as no other patron has it on hold. To renew, log in or call (847) 923-3158.


Borrowing privileges will be suspended when any item is five weeks overdue, or when fines exceed $10. Payments can be made at any Library location, or you can pay online.

Fines vary by material type. Please see the chart below for detailed information.

Lost or Damaged Materials

You are responsible for the materials you borrow. A replacement cost will be charged if an item is lost or badly damaged. We cannot accept a replacement copy in lieu of payment.

Loan Periods, Limits and Fines

You may borrow up to 100 items at a time, with the following limits by material type:

Material Loan period/days Reserves/renewals Limit Fines/day
Hot Pick DVD*/Blu-ray*/4K* 3 No 3 $1
New DVD/Blu-ray/4K 3 Yes 5 $1
New CD 7 Yes 5 $1
Launchpad* 7 Yes 5 $1
New video games 7 Yes 5 $1
AV equipment* 7 Yes 1 $1
Special collections* 7 Yes 3 $1
DVD/Blu-ray 7 Yes Unlimited 50¢
Magazines/comics 7 No Unlimited 50¢
Toys/games 7 Yes Unlimited 50¢
Video games 7 Yes Unlimited 50¢
Umbrellas/ice scrapers/bike locks* 7 No/Yes 3 10¢
DVD/Blu-ray sets 14 Yes Unlimited 50¢
Hot Pick books 14 No Unlimited 50¢
Hotspots* 14 Yes 1 $1
All other AV items 21 Yes Unlimited 10¢
Books 21 Yes Unlimited 10¢
Kindles 21 Yes 1 $1

*Non-Schaumburg Library cardholders may not borrow these items. Read our full borrowing policy.