About Borrowing

A library card is the smartest card you can carry. It‘s all you need to borrow loads of free books, DVDs, and lots more.

Questions about borrowing? Ask us.
accountinfo@champaign.org
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Getting a Library Card

(http://champaign.org/using_the_library/getting_a_library_card)

Checkout, Returns & Fees

(http://champaign.org/using_the_library/check_out_return

Your Account & PIN

(http://champaign.org/using_the_library/your_account_pin)

Renew to Keep It Longer

(http://champaign.org/using_the_library/renew)

Request & Pick Up

(http://champaign.org/using_the_library/request_pick_up)

Mobile Checkout with the CPL Mobile App

(http://champaign.org/using_the_library/mobile-checkout)

Reminders by E-mail

(http://champaign.org/using_the_library/reminders_by_email)

Lost or Damaged

(http://champaign.org/using_the_library/lost_damaged)

Home Delivery

(http://champaign.org/using_the_library/home_delivery)

Journey of a Book: Automated Book Returns

(http://champaign.org/using_the_library/journey_of_a_book)

Book sorting equipment

Journey of a Book

See where the conveyor takes your books after you return them.

Want a book, DVD, CD?

Search the catalog or find suggestions under Explore Books & More.

Your PIN

You’ll need a PIN to access your library account online. Your default PIN is the last four digits of your phone number. You can change it in your account information online.