Loan Periods and Fines for Stickney-Forest View Library Materials
 Item Checkout Limit Checkout Period Late Fee
(per day)
 Books 50 Three (3) Weeks $0.15
 Audio Books 20 Three (3) Weeks $0.15
 E-Books 10 1-3 Weeks -
 DVD/Blu-ray 5 One (1) Week $2.00
 Videogames 2 One (1) Week $2.00
 Music CDs 20 One (1) Week $0.15
 Magazines 50 One (1) Week $0.15
 Laptops 1 In-Library Only -
 WiFi Hotspots 1 One (1) Week $5.00

Total Fines must be $4.99 or below to checkout. The total number of items you can have checked out at one time is 50.

Renewals and Returns
  • Books and audio books can be renewed twice if no one has requested them.
  • Music CDs can be renewed one time if no one has requested them.
  • DVDs, videogames, magazines, and e-books cannot be renewed.
  • All items can be returned in the book drops located at each entrance, except for WiFi hotspots.
Visiting Other Libraries
With your Stickney-Forest View Public Library Card, you can use your card at any of the SWAN consortium libraries

When visiting other SWAN libraries, please be aware:
The Loan Periods and Fines listed above only apply to the items you check out here at Stickney-Forest View. Checkout periods and fines vary for other libraries. The Checkout Limits listed above apply to any materials you have checked out on your card from any of the SWAN libraries.

You may also get a card at Chicago Public Library with your Stickney-Forest View Public Library card and a current ID with your address. 

Requesting Materials from Other Libraries
You can request materials from other SWAN libraries to be sent to the Stickney-Forest View Library through the SWAN catalog. Create an account using the barcode number on the back of your library card. If you need help creating an account, you can call the Circulation Desk at 708-749-1050 ext. 100.

If you do not see what you are looking for in the SWAN catalog, the library may be able to request the item from a library outside of SWAN.
Review our Policies and Information about getting a library card.


Do you need help with accessing and managing your library account? This brief online tutorial will show you how to:
  • Log into your library account
  • Make updates to your preferences
  • See what materials you have checked out or have holds on
  • Pay fines online
For additional account assistance, contact the Adult Reference Desk by emailing or by calling (708) 749-1050, x-120.
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Stickney-Forest View Public Library District       6800 W. 43rd St, Stickney, IL 60402