Get a Library Card!

It’s easy to get a Bensenville Community Public Library card. You qualify for a library card if you meet the following requirements:


1) Live within the Bensenville Library District


2) Provide your drivers license or 2 other forms of identification that establish your current Bensenville address:


  • Utility bill
  • Check or savings book
  • Postmarked letter
  • Rental agreement
  • Mortgage forms

Children that don’t have a library card yet must be 5 years old to get one. A parent must be with them when they apply in order to show name and current address.

Circulation Policies
Materials from the Bensenville Library can be checked out for two weeks. Materials can be renewed by phone or online via your account. Please have your library card number and materials you’d like to renew in hand when you call us at (630) 766-4642. Remember to use the book drop to return books when we are closed!


Get an Online Only Library Card

You can sign up for a digital card to gain immediate access to all of our online resources including eBooks, eAudiobooks, online databases, homework help, and more. You must be at least 13 years of age to register. Click here for more information and to register for your online-only card.


We’re Fine Free!

The Library is officially fine free! The Bensenville Community Public Library will no longer charge fines for overdue items to any patrons who check out those items at our library. Visit to read a few frequently asked questions about what it means to be fine free.


If you have any questions about anything related to fines, circulation policies, or going fine free, please contact the the Circulation Department at (630) 766-4642.

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