Requesting items that are not immediately available for check-out is easy.
Make sure you are logged in, then click Place hold for the item you would like to request.
Specify your desired pickup location.
You will be contacted when your item is ready for pickup. If you need speedier pickup on items that are "available," call 847-392-0100 during library hours and we can arrange to have an item ready for you.
Holds for ebooks and downloadable audiobooks can be placed through the library's Hoopla, 3M. or Overdrive app or website.
Maximum Number of Holds
You may have up to 400 holds on your account. Click on My Account to check the number of holds you have.
When you get a new library card, you will need to update your website account with your new library card number. After you perform this update, you will be asked to verify the new number the next time you sign in to your account.
Click My Account
(Not logged in? Login and you are automatically taken to the My Account page)
Click Edit Account Settings
Click Card Number and Pickup Location
Enter the new card number*
*If you have chosen What is your library card number? as your Security Question, you should change your the answer to match your new library card number. Click on Edit Account Settings to change your security question/answer.
If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.
If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.
The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public. These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog. Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
By contributing patron-generated content, patrons grant the Library an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon that content.
By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit. The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy