Mount Prospect Public Library Loan Periods and Fines

Last modified: February 26, 2021 http://mppl.org

Loan Periods and Fines

ItemMPPL Patron LimitReciprocal* LimitLoan Period
Audiovisual
DVDs - New Fiction507 days (14 days for TV)
Blu-Ray - New Fiction507 days
DVD and Blu-Ray (Recent/Old/TV/Nonfiction)Unlimited107 days (14 days for TV/Nonfiction)
Video Games - New2014 days
Video Games10214 days
Music CDs and MultimediaUnlimitedUnlimited14 days
Books and Audiobooks
Books - New FictionUnlimitedUnlimited14 days (21 days for 450+ pages)
Books - All otherUnlimitedUnlimited21 days
Audiobooks - Books on CDUnlimitedUnlimited21 days (28 days for 23+ discs)
Audiobooks - PlayawaysUnlimited1021 days
Youth Specialty Items
Toys5 per family5 per family7 days
Playaway View and Launchpad4 of each1 of each14 days (21 days for 450+ pages)
Specialty Kits and Bags (Activity, Early Literacy, Get Well, Parent Concern, Science, Tech Time Totes, S.T.E.A.M, Toddler, and Travel)10521 days
Other Youth Kits and Bags (Early Reader, Books-to-Go, Read-Along, Parent/Teacher Kits)UnlimitedUnlimited21 days
Miscellaneous
MagazinesUnlimitedUnlimited14 days
Great Courses, Sheet Music, Art Prints, and Canvas BagsUnlimitedUnlimited42 days
Reference Material**By authorization only0Varies
Fines Free Exceptions - $1/day late fee
Adult Book Discussion Bags**2242 days
Interlibrary Loan**5 items can be in-process at one timeNot able to request ILLVaries
Library of Things Collection1 of each014 Days

Audiovisual

DVDs - New Fiction

Loan Period : 7 days (14 days for TV)

MPPL Patron Limit : 5

Reciprocal* Limit : 0

Blu-Ray - New Fiction

Loan Period : 7 days

MPPL Patron Limit : 5

Reciprocal* Limit : 0

DVD and Blu-Ray (Recent/Old/TV/Nonfiction)

Loan Period : 7 days (14 days for TV/Nonfiction)

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Reciprocal* Limit : 10

Video Games - New

Loan Period : 14 days

MPPL Patron Limit : 2

Reciprocal* Limit : 0

Video Games

Loan Period : 14 days

MPPL Patron Limit : 10

Reciprocal* Limit : 2

Music CDs and Multimedia

Loan Period : 14 days

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Reciprocal* Limit : Unlimited

Books and Audiobooks

Books - New Fiction

Loan Period : 14 days (21 days for 450+ pages)

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Reciprocal* Limit : Unlimited

Books - All other

Loan Period : 21 days

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Reciprocal* Limit : Unlimited

Audiobooks - Books on CD

Loan Period : 21 days (28 days for 23+ discs)

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Reciprocal* Limit : Unlimited

Audiobooks - Playaways

Loan Period : 21 days

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Reciprocal* Limit : 10

Youth Specialty Items

Toys

Loan Period : 7 days

MPPL Patron Limit : 5 per family

Reciprocal* Limit : 5 per family

Playaway View and Launchpad

Loan Period : 14 days (21 days for 450+ pages)

MPPL Patron Limit : 4 of each

Reciprocal* Limit : 1 of each

Specialty Kits and Bags (Activity, Early Literacy, Get Well, Parent Concern, Science, Tech Time Totes, S.T.E.A.M, Toddler, and Travel)

Loan Period : 21 days

MPPL Patron Limit : 10

Reciprocal* Limit : 5

Other Youth Kits and Bags (Early Reader, Books-to-Go, Read-Along, Parent/Teacher Kits)

Loan Period : 21 days

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Reciprocal* Limit : Unlimited

Miscellaneous

Magazines

Loan Period : 14 days

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Reciprocal* Limit : Unlimited

Great Courses, Sheet Music, Art Prints, and Canvas Bags

Loan Period : 42 days

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Reciprocal* Limit : Unlimited

Reference Material**

Loan Period : Varies

MPPL Patron Limit : By authorization only

Reciprocal* Limit : 0

Fines Free Exceptions - $1/day late fee

Adult Book Discussion Bags**

Loan Period : 42 days

MPPL Patron Limit : 2

Reciprocal* Limit : 2

Interlibrary Loan**

Loan Period : Varies

MPPL Patron Limit : 5 items can be in-process at one time

Reciprocal* Limit : Not able to request ILL

Library of Things Collection

Loan Period : 14 Days

MPPL Patron Limit : 1 of each

Reciprocal* Limit : 0

All above items are renewable 2X if there are no holds
**These are non-renewable items
*Reciprocal borrower is a nonresident who has their library card registered with MPPL.

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