The main library is closed Saturday, June 15 for electrical improvements. The Branch will be open 10am-3pm.

Borrowing

My Account

PIN

Upon registration the last four digits of your telephone number is your PIN. To change your PIN, visit the Checkout Desk.

Renew Items

  • My Account:  Click Items Out, check the boxes by each title and click Renew selected items at the top of the list, or Renew all Items on the bottom of the list. New due dates will be listed. Some items may not be available for renewing. See limits here.
  • Call 847.590.8706. Have your library card number, PIN and barcode numbers for items you wish to renew.
  • At the Checkout Desk with your library card.
  • If you have trouble renewing items, call 847.459.4100, ext. 1 during library hours.

Return Items

Return materials to these locations:

Holds

  • Select where to pick up a hold in the drop-down menu in the catalog
    • Indian Trails Public Library District (main library)
    • Indian Trails Drive-Up (main library)
    • Indian Trails Branch (99 E. Palatine Rd., Prospect Heights)
  • Members are notified by phone, text or email when holds are ready for pickup.
  • Holds are held for seven days.
  • Choose Drive-Up if you want to pick up reserved materials at the drive-up window. Present your library card to the staff member at the window.

Vacation Loan

Vacation loans are available for six weeks on some library materials. Call 847.459.4100, ext. 1.

Fees

Fees are only assessed for items that are lost or damaged. For more information click here.

Fine-Free

The library migrated to a new catalog and went fine-free in late 2019. Material renews automatically up to three times if no one has placed a hold on the material. 

Loan Periods

Renewals depend on whether there are holds place for an item. See limits here.

1 WEEK
  • DVDs and Blu-rays
  • DVDs and Blu-rays: Hot Picks (ITPLD cardholders)
  • STEAM Kits (ITPLD cardholders)
  • Storytime and Adventure Packs (ITPLD cardholders)
  • Telescope (ITPLD cardholders)
  • Video Games
2 WEEKS
  • Books: New Adult Fiction
  • Books: Hot Picks (ITPLD cardholders)
  • E-readers, Tablets (ITPLD cardholders)
  • Downloadable & Streaming (ITPLD cardholders)
  • iPad Literacy Kits (ITPLD cardholders)
  • Launch Pad on the Go Kits (ITPLD cardholders)
3 WEEKS
  • Audiobooks
  • Books: General (including new nonfiction)
  • DVDs and Blu-rays: TV shows, Anime, Nonfiction
  • HotSpot Mobile Wi-Fi (ITPLD cardholders)
  • Magazines
  • Music CDs
  • Roku
6 WEEKS
  • Book Club in a Bag
  • Book Discussion Books
  • Institution Checkouts
  • School checkouts, Vacation loan requests

BORROW ITEMS IN THE LIBRARY

  • PC/MAC Laptops
  • Chargers for Phone/Tablet/IPAD
  • Headphones
  • Military ID Reader
  • Study room adapters

MEMBER LIBRARY INFORMATION

CCS is a group of 29 public libraries in the north and northwest suburbs of Chicago that share a database for circulation, acquisitions, cataloging, interlibrary loan and an online public access catalog.