Fox River Valley Public Library District
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My Library Card

Need assistance? Call the Account Services Desk at (847) 428-3661, press 1

Access Your Account
Getting a Library Card
Loan Periods, Renewals and Fines
Pay Library Bills Online & Register for Email Notices 

Access Your Account

By Phone: Call (847) 590-8706 to check for overdues, renew items, find due dates or check what you have available for pick-up. Have your library card handy!

Online with "My Account" through our Enterprise Catalog: View items you currently have checked out or on hold, pay your library bills online, cancel holds, change your password, and renew your materials (if they are renewable and there are currently no requests for the item).

To log in:
  1. Type your full library card number (no spaces)
  2. Enter your password. If you have not logged in before, type in the default password (Click on Hint to display the default password)
  3. If you need assistance, please contact the Information Desk at (847) 428-3661, press 3.


Getting A Library Card

FRVPLD Library Card

The Fox River Valley Public Library District serves East Dundee, West Dundee, Carpentersville, Gilberts, Sleepy Hollow, and areas of Algonquin, Elgin, and Barrington Hills.
Fox River Valley Public Library District residents 15 and over must bring in proper identification to get a library card; a parent or guardian may present ID to sign for a child under the age of 15. Library cards will be issued upon request and proof of current address up to 15 minutes before closing.
Identification needed:
  • A photo ID with your current address
  • If your photo ID does not have your current address, a second ID with your current address is needed.
  • If you have no photo ID, then 2 IDs with current address on each will be acceptable.
Acceptable forms of identification:
  • Driver’s license
  • State ID
  • Motor vehicle registration or renewal
  • Checkbook
  • Current real estate tax or utility bill
  • Credit card bill
  • Mail addressed to the patron and not postmarked more than 30 days previous to the request for a new card.
Lost Library Cards
If you have lost your library card, the process for obtaining a new card is the same as issuing a card for the first time. Lost library cards are $1 to replace.

Loan Periods, Renewals, and Fines


Item Loan Period Limits Renewals Fines per day 
Books 3 weeks None 2 $.20
New Books 2 weeks None 2 $.20
Prize Books 1 week None 0 $.20
DVDs 1 week None 1 $1
New DVDs 1 week 5 1 $1
All Blu-Rays 1 week 5 1 $1
Audiobooks & CDs 3 weeks None 2 $.20
New Audiobooks & CDs 2 weeks None 2 $.20
Video Games 1 week 5 1 $1
Magazines 2 weeks None 2 $.20

Fines for all items are per day, per item, with a maximum fine of $10 per item.

No material may be renewed if another person has requested it.

Current magazines may not be checked out.

Items from other libraries may have shorter loan periods.
Updated March 12, 2015.

Pay Library Bills Online

ProPay is the secure electronic online payment service for payment of fees through "My Account" via our Enterprise Catalog. Payment can be made by: Visa, MasterCard, MX, Diners, JRB, American Express, or Discover. There is no additional service fee for using this method of payment at this time.

Register for Email Notices
Register for email notices about your library account. The email address you submit will only be used for library business such as hold notification, overdue notices, etc. All information in your record is kept confidential.

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