Residents can apply online for a temporary library card number that can be used immediately to access the Library's online resources and databases. Temporary library card numbers expire in 7 days and cannot be renewed. Come in to the Library within 7 days to obtain a permanent library card.
Proof of identity and residency (valid photo ID with current address) are required at time of application. Examples include: driver's license, state ID card, passport, school ID, etc. A parent or guardian must sign a responsibility statement for minors under 18 years of age.
If a library card is lost or stolen, report it to the Library immediately. To reinstate a lost or stolen library card, valid photo ID is also required and a replacement fee may apply.
Roselle Library cards in good standing are welcome at most libraries in the state of Illinois.
For more information, please refer to the Library's policies related to Library cards and Circulation.
Most items can be borrowed for three weeks.
- 3-day loans include: new-release and popular "Quick-Pick" DVDs
- 1-week loans include: DVDs, magazines, video games, and electronic devices.
- 2-week loans include: adult fiction on the "New" shelves, and Science and Literacy kits
- Renewals: Items not on reserve can be renewed for the length of the original check out period, with a limit of two renewals per item.
- Reserves: Items owned by the Library but currently not available may be placed on hold by Library cardholders in person, over the phone, or via the Internet.
Call (630)529-1641 x *222 for help with renewals and/or reserves.
A drive-up book return is located on the in the Elm Court island across from the Library's main entrance; another book return is located on the wall to the right of the main entrance doors. These may be used 24 hours a day for all materials.
Late fees are charged at $0.10 per item per day overdue for most items. "Quick-Pick" DVDs, video games, electronic devices, and science and literacy kits are charged at $0.25 per day, per item. Overdue notices are sent for items overdue 8 days and 16 days. Borrowing privileges will be suspended if late fees equal $10.00 or more, until the late fees are paid. Patrons will be billed for items not returned. If an item is not returned in 59 days, the item is considered lost and the full replacement cost, plus a processing fee, is charged to the patron.
Check Your Library Record
All you need is your library card number and a personally selected PIN to check which items you have out and when they are due, to renew items, to check whether or not you owe any late fees, and to place holds on items you'd like to borrow. Check your account now.