NOTE: While new carpeting is being installed at the Oshtemo Branch Library, access to some materials may be unavailable. Thank you for your patience.

Library Fines

How to Avoid Them!

Track your library card account online.

  • Log In to check due dates, renew items, review/cancel on-hold items, and more.
  • Hold onto your checkout receipt—it shows the due date for your items.

Return or renew items by the due date.

Add your email address to your account.

  • Receive automatic email reminders before items are due.
  • Receive email notice when on-hold items are ready for pick up.
  • Ask to have your email address added to your account.

Make sure KPL has correct personal info.

  • Ask a staff member to check your account when you visit the library.
  • Moving? Update phone, email, or address at the Circulation Desk.

Protect your library card.

  • Let us know immediately if it is lost or stolen.
  • Your library card is like a credit card, giving you access to valuable materials.
  • You are responsible for items checked out on your card.


  • Check our FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions).
  • Call the Circulation Desk, 553-7806.