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Mount Prospect Public Library Loan Periods and Fines (Updated 2/01/2014)  
Item MPPL Patron Limit Reciprocal * Limit Loan Period Fine
Without Library Card 6 items total with valid license 0 items, must have library card    
         
New Books Unlimited Unlimited 14 / 21 days (renewable) $.20 per day
Books Unlimited Unlimited 21 days (renewable) $.10 per day
Magazines/Pamphlets Unlimited Unlimited 14 days (renewable) $.10 per day
Encyclopedias Unlimited Unlimited 7 days (renewable) $.10 per day
New Fiction DVDs 4 DVDs 0 3 days (renewable) $2.00 per day
New Multi-part Fiction DVDs 4 (part of 4 total New Fiction DVDs) 0 14 days (renewable) $2.00 per day
New Nonfiction DVDs 15 total Non Fiction DVDs 6 (part of 6 total AV) 14 days (renewable) $2.00 per day
New Blu-ray 2 (part of 2 total Blu-ray) 0 3 days (renewable) $2.00 per day
Fiction DVDs 6 DVDs 2 (part of 6 total AV) 7 days (renewable) $1.00 per day
Multi-part Fiction DVDs 6 (part of 6 total Fiction DVDs) 2 (part of 6 total AV) 14 days (renewable) $1.00 per day
Nonfiction DVDs 15 total Non Fiction DVDs 6 (part of 6 total AV) 14 days (renewable) $1.00 per day
Blu-ray 2 (part of 2 total Blu-ray) 0 7 days (renewable) $1.00 per day
Great Courses 2 total 2 (part of 6 total AV) 28 days (renewable) $1.00 per day
Books on CD Unlimited 6 total AV 21 days (renewable) $.20 per day
CDs 15 total 6 total AV 14 days (renewable) $.20 per day
CD-Roms (some exceptions apply) Unlimited 6 total AV 14 days (renewable) $.20 per day
Video Games (New/Old) 2 1 older video game 14 days  (renewable) $1.00 per day
Playaway View 1 0 14 days (renewable) $1.00 per day
Playaways 4 1 21 days (renewable) $.20 per day
Book Discussion Bags 1 1 42 days (not renewable) $5.00 per day
Kits- Youth Unlimited 6 total AV varies (renewable) varies
Toys 4 total per family 4 total per family 7 days (renewable) $.20 per day
Art Prints 4 4 (part of 6 total AV) 60 days (renewable) $.20 per day
ILL 5 can be requested 0 Varies $1.00 per day

Residents may check out: 6 fiction/multi-part DVDs, 4 new fiction DVDs, 2 Blu-rays, 2 video games, 15 CDs, 15 nonfiction DVDs, 4 Playaways, and 1 Playaway View.

*Reciprocal borrower is a nonresident who has their library card registered with MPPL.

South Branch Summary Loan Periods and Fines
Item MPPL Patron Limit* Reciprocal  Limit*** Loan Period Fine
         
New Books 15 (part of 15 book total) 15 (part of 15 book total) 14 / 21 days $.20 per day
Books 15 (part of 15 book total) 15 (part of 15 book total) 21 days $.10 per day
Magazines 15 (part of 15 book total) 15 (part of 15 book total) 14 days $.10 per day
New Fiction DVDs 3 (part of 3 DVD limit) 0 3 days $2.00 per day
New Multi-part Fiction DVDs 3 (part of 3 DVD limit) 0 14 days $2.00 per day
New Nonfiction DVDs 3 (part of 3 DVD limit) 1 (part of 2 AV limit) 14 days $2.00 per day
Fiction DVDs 3 (part of 3 DVD limit) 2 (part of 2 AV limit) 7 days $1.00 per day
Multi-part Fiction DVDs 3 (part of 3 DVD limit) 2 (part of 2 AV limit) 14 days $1.00 per day
Nonfiction DVDs 3 (part of 3 DVD limit) 2 (part of 2 AV limit) 14 days $1.00 per day
New Blu-ray Limit 1 Blu-ray 0 3 days $2.00 per day
Blu-ray Limit 1 Blu-ray 0 7 days $1.00 per day
Video Games (New/Old) 1 1 older video game 14 days $1.00 per day
Books on CD 15 15 21 days $.20 per day
CDs music 4 2 (part of 2 AV limit) 14 days $.20 per day
ESL CD or BOOK on CD 15 15 21 days $.20 per day
Puppets 1 1 7 days $.20 per day
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) 5 can be requested 0 Varies $1.00 per day

*MPPL Patron with library card may check out on each visit 15 books on CD or print items. Each cardholder is allowed a max of 3 DVDs, 1 Blu-ray, 4 music CDs, 1 video game, and 1 pupper per family.

**MPPL Patron with driver’s license may check out 6 items total, including 2 DVDs, 2 music CDs, 1 Video game, and 1 puppet.

***Reciprocal borrower is a nonresident who has their library card registered with MPPL. Reciprocal borrowers are allowed to check out 15 print items, 2 AV (DVDs or CDs), 1 older video game, and 1 puppet per family.

****Only MPPL cardholders may place items on request. Reciprocal borrowers may not place any items on request.

*****All items may be renewed by all patrons for one renewal period, if item does not have a hold request.