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General Information

The Tri-Township Public Library District is part of the Illinois Heartland Library System which is a regional, multitype library system consisting of over 800 member libraries throughout central and southern Illinois. As a member of this sytem, Tri-Township PLD users can request books and other items from other member libraries.


Online Catalog

This is an interface to the Gatenet Library System catalog. To place requests, you need to login with your User name or library card number (the 13-digit number on the back of your library card) and PIN. Then click on Submit. Your default pin number is the last four digits of your telephone number.(Please contact the library at 618-667-2133 for assistance.)

Overdrive E-Book and Audiobook Catalog
This is a link to the Overdrive Online E-book and Audiobook catalog on the lower right hand side of the homepage. To signin you select the Tri-Township Library from the dropdown menu, enter your library card number (the 13-digit number on the back of your library card) and PIN. Follow the on screen instructions to search for and download your selections. Your default pin number is the last four digits of your telephone number. You will need to download and install special software to use with your device. (Please contact the library at 618-667-2133 if you need assistance).


Loan Periods
    Music, Movies and Magazines: 1 week
    All other items: 3 weeks
Items obtained from other libraries may be subject to different loan periods.

Renewals
Items owned by Tri-Township PLD: 2 renewals
Items may not be renewed when there are other patrons waiting for such items.

Fines

Overdue IHLS item fines: 10 cents a day
Overdue Out of System item fines: $1.00 a day
Items checked out at other libraries are subject to the loan and fine rules where checked out.