Check Out Limits

A Bloomington Public Library card in good standing can be used in the Library, on the Bookmobile, at Normal Public Library, and at other public libraries throughout the state of Illinois.

A library card allows patrons to have up to 50 items checked out from Bloomington Public Library with the following limits:

15 CDs
15 DVDs
15 BluRays
15 Audiobooks
15 Magazines
3 Video Games
2 Children's Library of Things
2 Library of Things
1 Pass


At one time, patrons may have up to 15 hold requests on Bloomington Public Library items and up to 10 hold requests on Interlibrary Loan items. Items in the 7 Day Loan collection cannot be put on hold.