Mount Prospect Public Library Loan Periods and Fines

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Loan Periods and Fines

Loan PeriodItemMPPL Patron LimitReciprocal* Limit
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, 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

Reciprocal* Limit : 7 days (14 days for TV)

Item : 5

MPPL Patron Limit : 0

Blu-Ray - New Fiction

Reciprocal* Limit : 7 days

Item : 5

MPPL Patron Limit : 0

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

Reciprocal* Limit : 7 days (14 days for TV/Nonfiction)

Item : Unlimited

MPPL Patron Limit : 10

Video Games - New

Reciprocal* Limit : 14 days

Item : 2

MPPL Patron Limit : 0

Video Games

Reciprocal* Limit : 14 days

Item : 10

MPPL Patron Limit : 2

Music CDs and Multimedia

Reciprocal* Limit : 14 days

Item : Unlimited

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Books and Audiobooks

Books - New Fiction

Reciprocal* Limit : 14 days (21 days for 450+ pages)

Item : Unlimited

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Books - All other

Reciprocal* Limit : 21 days

Item : Unlimited

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Audiobooks - Books on CD

Reciprocal* Limit : 21 days (28 days for 23+ discs)

Item : Unlimited

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Audiobooks - Playaways

Reciprocal* Limit : 21 days

Item : Unlimited

MPPL Patron Limit : 10

Youth Specialty Items

Toys

Reciprocal* Limit : 7 days

Item : 5 per family

MPPL Patron Limit : 5 per family

Playaway View and Launchpad

Reciprocal* Limit : 14 days (21 days for 450+ pages)

Item : 4 of each

MPPL Patron Limit : 1 of each

Specialty Kits and Bags (Activity, Early Literacy, Get Well, Parent Concern, Science, Tech Time Totes, Toddler, and Travel)

Reciprocal* Limit : 21 days

Item : 10

MPPL Patron Limit : 5

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

Reciprocal* Limit : 21 days

Item : Unlimited

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Miscellaneous

Magazines

Reciprocal* Limit : 14 days

Item : Unlimited

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

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

Reciprocal* Limit : 42 days

Item : Unlimited

MPPL Patron Limit : Unlimited

Reference Material**

Reciprocal* Limit : Varies

Item : By authorization only

MPPL Patron Limit : 0

Fines Free Exceptions - $1/day late fee

Adult Book Discussion Bags**

Reciprocal* Limit : 42 days

Item : 2

MPPL Patron Limit : 2

Interlibrary Loan**

Reciprocal* Limit : Varies

Item : 5 items can be in-process at one time

MPPL Patron Limit : Not able to request ILL

Library of Things Collection

Reciprocal* Limit : 14 Days

Item : 1 of each

MPPL Patron 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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