Lake Forest Library
Closed Sundays in summer
Closed Sundays in summer
Important: If an item is available on our shelves at Lake Forest, for faster service please call 847.234.0636 to place a hold.
Placing a hold online in the catalog does not mean your hold is immediately available for pickup at the Library.
For items that are not currently on our shelves, or that are coming from other libraries, we will let you know when the item is available for pickup.
Call us at 847.810.4610 and we'll place a hold on it for you
Place the item on hold yourself by visiting My Account (directions follow)
Browse to the item in the Catalog
Click the "Place Hold" button
Enter your barcode number and password
(If you haven't changed your password, the default password is patron)
Select your Pickup Library and click the "Place Hold(s)" button
A window will appear, indicating that your hold was successfully placed. If you have any issues, please call us at 847.810.4610.
All items are due back by midnight of the due date.
|Item||Loan Period||Renewals||Holdable||Checkout Limits||Fines/Day|
|Books & Audiobooks||21 Days||2||Yes||None||$0.10|
|Most Wanted items||7 Days||1||No||None||$0.25|
|Hot Items||21 Days||1||Yes, for Lake Forest residents||None||$0.10|
|Music CDs||21 Days||2||Yes||None||$0.10|
|Great Courses CDs/Audiobooks||21 Days||2||Yes||None||$0.10|
|NEW Feature Film DVDs||7 Days||0||Yes, for Lake Forest residents||None||$1.00|
|Feature Film DVDs||7 Days||2||Yes||None||$1.00|
|NEW Nonfiction DVDs||14 Days||0||Yes, for Lake Forest residents||None||$1.00|
|Nonfiction DVDs||14 Days||0||Yes||None||$1.00|
|NEW DVD Series||14 Days||0||Yes, for Lake Forest residents||None||$1.00|
|DVD Series||14 Days||2||Yes||None||$1.00|
|Great Courses DVDs||14 Days||2||Yes||None||$1.00|
|DVD2GO items||3 Days||0||Can be reserved up to 12 hours prior to pickup||20||$1.00|
|NEW Video Games||21 Days||0||Yes, for Lake Forest residents||None||$1.00|
|Video Games||21 Days||0||Yes||None||$1.00|
|GoPro Kits||21 Days||0||Yes, for Lake Forest residents||One||$10.00|
|Magazines||14 Days||0||Yes, for Lake Forest residents||None||$0.10|
|NEW Children's DVDs||14 Days||2||Yes, for Lake Forest residents||None||$1.00|
|Children's DVDs||14 Days||2||Yes||None||$1.00|
|Launchpads||21 Days||0||Yes, for Lake Forest residents||None||$1.00|
|Exploration Kits||21 Days||0||Yes, for Lake Forest residents||None||$1.00|
|Children's Puzzles, Puppets, Toys||21 Days||2||Yes, for Lake Forest residents||None||$0.10|
|Item||Loan Period, Renewals, Holdable, Checkout Limits||Fines/Day|
|Interlibrary Loan from within CCS Consortium||Follows Lake Forest Library policy|
|Interlibrary Loan from outside our Library Consortium||Follows Lake Forest Library policy||$1.00|