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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.

3M Cloud Library E-Book and Audiobook App
Your library card entitles your to access the 3M Cloud Library collection of E-books and Audiobooks. Download the app from the 3M Cloud Library homepage or Android Playstore or iOS Store. To sign-in you select the the state of Illinois, the Illinois Heartland Library System, your card number and pin. Your library card number is the 13-digit number under the barcode on the back of your library card; and your default pin number is the last four digits of your telephone number. 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.