Start with the smartest card.

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 using your card or library account? Look for answers here, e-mail accountinfo@champaign.org or call 217/403–2000 (please have your card handy when you call).

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.