How Do I...
Pay My FinesFines may be paid in person at any SWAN library by cash or check. Fines can be paid online using a credit card via the SWAN Catalog. A $0.50 Convenience Fee will be charged when paying online.
PAY FINES ONLINE
- From the SWAN Catalog select My Account
- Enter your library card number and PIN (Your default PIN is the last four digits of your primary phone number.)
- Click on the FINES tab.
- Select the fines you want to pay. Click on "Pay Chicago Ridge Library via Credit Card."
- Choose payment type and enter the required information. Enter your email address and check the box if you would like an email receipt sent to you.
HOW MUCH ARE FINES AND LATE FEES?$1.00 per day
- Video Games
- Hot Copy books
10¢ per day
- All other items
WHAT IF MY ITEM IS LOST OR DAMAGED?The Library may charge for replacement of materials missing, lost or damaged. The cost for repair or replacement of damaged or lost materials will include the cost of the item plus any processing and/or handling fees that may apply.
Chicago Ridge Library patron accounts with outstanding overdue fees/fines of over $25 are remitted to a collection agency by the Metropolitan Library System. A collection agency fee of $10 will be added to the patron's account.