There are no fees to check out any items.

Noncirculating Items:

  • reference books
  • the most current copy of a magazine
  • newspapers

Fees are charged for:

  • the replacement of damaged or lost materials
  • the procurement of a magazine article from another library
  • nonresident library cards for residents of unincorporated Northbrook
  • returned checks

If your library card has fines of $10 or more, you will be unable to check out, renew, or place holds on materials until the balance owed is brought below $10. Fines may be paid in person at the Circulation Desk or online by logging into the catalog.

Materials Loan Period Holdable?* Renewable? 3 Renewals Max, if Allowed Overdue Fines Per Day Max Fine
New Fiction 14 days Yes
(NBK only)
Yes $0.20 $10
Lucky Day Books 14 days No No $1.00 $10

Books
Maps
Pamphlets
Audiobooks
Playaways
Juvenile Bookpacks
Juvenile Audio Kits
Kill a Watt Meter
Juvenile Puzzles

21 days Yes Yes $0.20 $10

New Audiobooks
New Playaways
New Non-Fiction Books
New Large Type
New Juvenile Fiction
Discovery Skills Sets

21 days Yes
(NBK only)
Yes $0.20 $10
Magazines  14 days Yes Yes $0.20 $10
Adult Board Games 14 days Yes (NBK only) Yes $1.00 $10
New CDs
New Juvenile CDs
New Boxed Set CDs
New Juvenile Boxed Set CDs
New Records
7 days Yes
(NBK only)
Yes $0.20 $10
CDs
Juvenile CDs
Records
7 days Yes Yes $0.20 $10
Boxed Set CDs
Juvenile Boxed Set CDs
14 days Yes  Yes $0.20 $10
New DVD/Blu-ray 2 days  Yes
(NBK only)
No $1.00 $10
New Lucky Day DVD/Blu-Ray  2 days  No No $1.00 $10
New Juvenile DVD/Blu-Ray
New Boxed Set DVD/Blu-rays
New Juvenile Boxed Set DVD/Blu-Rays
7 days Yes
(NBK only)
No $1.00 $10
DVD/Blu-ray/VHS 7 days Yes Yes $1.00 $10
Boxed Set DVD/Blu-Rays
Juvenile Boxed Set DVD/Blu-Rays
14 days Yes Yes $1.00 $10
New Videogames
New Lucky Day Juvenile DVD/Blu-Ray
Video Games
CD-Roms
Rokus
7 days Yes
(NBK only)
No $1.00 $10

Projector (Dual 8 mm, Super 8 mm, 16 mm, Overhead, Slide)
DVD/VCR Recorders

7 days Yes
(NBK only)
Yes $1.00 $10
Makey Makey Kits
Arduino Kits
21 days No No $1.00 $10
iPAD, MACBOOK
(in-library)
3 hours No No $5 per hour $600

*"Holdable" means holds for patrons within CCS, as well as out of system ILL requests

 

Limits
The following are are the total number of items per category that can be checked out:

Books 100
DVD & Blu-Rays 10
Music CDs 20
Audiobooks 10
Videogames & CD-Roms 5
Magazines 12
updated 2/3/17