Fees

We are Fines Free

Effective November 1, 2016, Addison Public Library cardholders (Addison residents, unincorporated residents who have paid for a library card, incorporated business property owners, and Libraries for All cardholders) will not be charged late fees when borrowing Addison Public Library materials. 

3 Days Before Due Date

We'll send you a courtesy reminder email.

7 Days Overdue

We'll send you an email or paper notice.

14 Days Overdue

Your account will be charged for the full replacement value of the item. We'll send you a bill in the mail. Your Addison Public Library card will be unusable until the item is returned or paid for in full.

35 Days Overdue

Your account (if owing more than $25 in replacement fees) will be sent to the collection agency. A $10 non-refundable collections fee will be added to your account. The item must be returned or paid for in full, and the non-refundable $10 collection agency fee must be paid in full.

Please contact the Addison Public Library at 630.543.3617 with questions about our new Fines Free policy.

 

Borrowers from Other Libraries

Fines are added to your account when an item is overdue, beginning with the first day an item is late. When an item is 7 days overdue, we'll send you an email or paper notice. At 14 days overdue, your account will be charged for the full replacement value of the item and we'll send you a bill in the mail. If you owe more than $25 in replacement fees your account will be sent to the collection agency. A $10 non-refundable collections fee will be added to your account. The item must be returned or paid for in full, and the non-refundable $10 collection agency fee must be paid in full. If you have any questions regarding a notice you received, log into your account or call 630.543.3617.

Your account will be charged as follows for late materials:

  • New feature films, Lucky Day films, and video games: $2.00/day
    • Maximum fine: $20.00*
  • All other materials: $.20/day
    • Maximum fine: $8.00*

*or the publisher's list/manufacturer's suggested retail price, whichever is less.

 

Pay Fees Online

Log into your account to view your fees and note the amount, then visit Illinois ePay to pay your fees online.

Your fees will be removed from your account within 48 hours. If you have any issues, please contact Jenny Cuevas, Head of Guest Services at 630.458.3322.