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Loans & Fees

Resident Card (Elkhart Township)Free
Non-Resident Card$65
Replacement Card$1

Adult Hotspots1 week$ .50/day
Student Hotspots3 weeks$ .50/day
Books3 weeks
Audio Books3 weeks
DVDs7 days
Music CDs3 weeks
Art Prints6 weeks
Magazines, Pamphlets1 week

All materials except those noted$5 or replacement list price, whichever is greater
Magazines, PamphletsReplacement Price

A collection fee of $10 is added to a patron’s record if collection agency services are required.

Fax$1.00/page (International – $4/first page)
Copies$ .10/page for black&white, $ .25/page for color


All items, except hotspots, art prints, and items reserved for another patron, may be renewed. DVDs, CDs and audiobooks may be renewed once; books and magazines may be renewed twice. You may renew items in person, by telephone, or by accessing GPL’s Online Catalog.

Please note: patrons wanting to renew items via the Catalog will first need to select a PIN number by stopping at the GPL circulation desk in person with their library card.

To renew items via the Catalog, click on the My Account tab. Enter the barcode from your Library card and your PIN, then click on the Login button. Next, click on the Checked Out link. Select the items to be renewed by clicking on the check box next to each item, then click on the Renew button. Please note: items will not be renewed if there are reserves / holds on the item or they have already been renewed the maximum number of times (see above).


  •  When entering the building ALL items should be returned in the drop boxes located across the public restrooms inside the foyer.
  • The drive-up box located in the library parking lot is for Book returns only.
  • There are outside drop boxes located on the east side of the main entrance for Books and DVDs Only.
  • All interlibrary loan items should be returned in the drop boxes inside the foyer or to the Circulation Desk.

Note:  Audio books and CDs must be returned during open hours using the inside drop boxes only.  Art Prints should be returned directly to the Circulation Desk.  Items returned improperly will be subject to a $1 per item fine.


Up to 100 items (Books, Magazines, and AV Materials) may be checked out on your Library Card at any given time. Of those 100 items, you may check out up to six DVDs, 10 Books on CD, and 10 Music CDs. Up to four Art Prints may be checked out.