The Lincoln Park John T. Richardson Library 24-hour book drop is open for returns and is located outside the west quad-side library entrance to Kelly Hall, behind the statue of St. Louise de Marillac.
The downtown Loop Library book drop is located in the wall to the right of the library entrance on the 10th Floor of DePaul Center.
Please read on for additional details for returning books and other material:
Effective January 2021, the Library abolished overdue fines for most library materials. However, replacement fees will still be assessed if an item is not returned. If you have library books, DVDs or CDs, please return them to the book drops at your earliest convenience. For equipment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, ID number and what you need to return. A staff member will advise.
Yes, you should be able to renew 28 day, general stacks items up to 3 times (each renewal is for an additional 28 days) via your library account online unless the material was borrowed prior to January 5th, 2021. If you need assistance renewing your materials, please contact Access Services at email@example.com.
Please use USPS (United States Postal Service) to ensure delivery. Mail items to the following address:
ATTN: Access Services
John T. Richardson Library
2350 N Kenmore Ave
Chicago, IL 60614-3210
No overdue fines will accrue while items are in transit.
If you are unable to visit campus or ship materials via USPS, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss additional options.