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To find out about the status of your items, sign on to your account online here or call 1-877-662-8190.

Loan Periods

Books, audiobooks, magazines, DVDs, CDs, & video games: Three weeks (up to two automatic renewals depending on hold status)

Hotspots & Gadgets: Two weeks (no renewals)


Total of items loaned:

  • Adults are not limited, except as noted below

  • Magazines: unlimited except for current issue

  • DVDs & DVD box sets: limited to 10 total at one time

  • Video Games: limited to four at one time

  • Hotspots: one at a time
  • Restricted use cards for patrons experiencing homelessness are limited to two items at a time with item type restrictions and do not include interlibrary loan privileges.

Auto Renewal

Library items eligible for renewal will be automatically renewed three days before your item is due as long as there is no hold on the item and the item has not reached our maximum renewal limit, twice.

If you have an email address in your account, you will receive an email about the items that were renewed and the new due date. If you do not have an email address in your account, you can check on the due date of items by using the “My Account” tab in the catalog or by contacting the library.

Fine Free 

FPPL is now fine free.

  • No fines will be charged for any material that is checked out at the Forest Park Public Library.
  • Library cards will be blocked when 11+ items are overdue for one day.
  • Library cards billed for an item after it is overdue for 42 days.
  • Patrons will receive their first overdue notice at 7 days overdue.

More details on this program can be found at

Please Note
Auto-renewals will function in the same way. If there is a hold on the item, it will not renew.


If you would like to talk to someone about your fees, call 708-366-7171 or email


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