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Your Library Card

The Basics


Library cards are free to Riverside residents. Your Riverside library card can be used at all public libraries in Illinois, though additional registration may be required.

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Pay a Fine

Paying In Person

Fines and bills may be paid in person during Library hours at the Patron Services desk. We accept cash, check or credit card. There must be a minimum of $1 in fines in order to pay by credit card in person.

​Can't come in? That's cool -- we also accept payments online.

Paying Online

Log in to your library account with your library card barcode and PIN. Your PIN should be the last 4 digits of your phone number. It can be reset online or by contacting Patron Services.

Click on the 'Fines' tab and select the fines you want to pay. Fines must be a min
imum of $1 to pay online.

For assistance with your account, please call (708)442-6366 or email

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