Returning Materials

Returning Materials FAQ

How can I return materials?

You can return items in the book drop at the Winnetka Library* anytime and inside the Winnetka Library of Northfield Branch Library during open hours.

Please wear a face mask and maintain 6′ of physical distance.

How can I see what I currently have checked out?

To see what you currently have checked out, you can access your library account. If you are not sure what your PIN/password is, you can click the Forgot Your Password link below the Password field. If you need further help to access your account, email us at or call us at 847-446-7220.

What if I have a lost or damaged item?

You can call us at 847-446-7220 or email us at to let us know about any lost or damaged items.

Can I return items checked out from another library through interlibrary loan?

Yes, we are accepting returns from other libraries.

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