Batavia Public Library
Individuals with current Library cards issued by the Batavia Public Library District and who are in good standing (no bills or fines totaling over $5.00) may borrow materials from the Library.
Through the network of SWAN libraries, you have access to a community offering more resources to share. This includes more audiobooks, books, CDs and music, DVDs and Bluray TV series and movies, educational resources, special collections, and expanded language selections. Batavia Public Library District is a SWAN member, meaning patrons have access to a shared catalog that includes over 10,000,000 items across 100 libraries. Even better, patrons can have those items shipped directly to Batavia Public Library in a matter of days or use a current Batavia Public Library card when visiting other SWAN libraries.
How do I access my account online?
Do I need my library card to check out?
Patrons can check out using their library card, or by downloading our SWAN Libraries App to digitally scan your library card.
What is my PIN?
What can I do online with my account?
Can my checkouts be renewed?
Eligible items will automatically renew two days before the due date and notification will be sent to your email. Please check your online account for the current due date(s).
Contact the Circulation Department to renew items earlier than two days before the due date.
What happens if I damage or lose an item?
The replacement fee for a lost or damaged item is the purchase price of the item plus a $5.00 processing fee. Fines and fees may be paid by cash, check, or credit card at the Library or by credit card through your account online.
What happens if I lose an item?
Accounts in excess of $25 may be subject to a $10 referral fee.
Can I use my Batavia Public Library card at other libraries?
You can use your Batavia Public Library card at other SWAN libraries. No registration is required!
You can also use your Batavia Public Library card at any Illinois library that participates in reciprocal borrowing. Registration is required. Restrictions may apply and are determined by the lending library.
The mission of the Batavia Public Library is to provide and ensure access to materials and services to meet the lifelong learning needs of residents and organizations, as well as to create a welcoming place to gather, exchange ideas, and participate in cultural events.
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