Phone: 309-446-9575
Fax: 309-446-9357
If you live in the Brimfield School District, you are eligible for a Brimfield Public Library card. To sign up for a library card, bring an ID and a piece of mail with your name and current address to the Circulation Desk. Don’t have time to come to the library to register for a card? Fill out our online Registration and Renewal form, and we will be in touch with a provisional digital card. You will need to show two forms of ID either in-person or via email to receive a long-term card. Acceptable forms of ID include:

Photo ID
• Driver’s License
• State Identification Card
• Passport

Proof of Residency
• Mortgage or Lease
• Phone or Utility Bill
• Check Book
• Bank Statement
• Vehicle Registration
• Paycheck Stub

To reset your password, click My Account on the RSAcat home page. Click Forgot PIN to reset your password. A link to reset your password will be sent to the email on file at your library.

To reset by phone, call 309-446-9575. A staff member will be able to give you a temporary pin that you can modify once you are logged in to your RSAcat account.

You must renew your card every three years. To renew, stop by the Brimfield Public Library during regular business hours or renew online by filling out our Registration and Renewal form.

You must verify your address before the renewal process is complete. If your address has not changed, you will need to show one piece of identification. If your address has changed, two forms of identification showing your new address will be required. A list of acceptable forms of identification can be found in the Get a Library Card section above.

Lost your library card? Stop by the Circulation Desk for a new card. There is a $2.00 replacement fee.

Library cards issued to residents of Brimfield Public Library are honored at many area libraries.

Loan Periods
3 weeks/1 renewal (items with NO holds)
• Books

2 weeks/1 renewal (items with NO holds)
• DVD Series
• Audio books on CD
• Playaway Audio books
• Wonderbooks

1 week/1 renewal (items with NO holds)
• Kits
• Videogames
• Hotspots
• Roku Players
• Magazines

To renew your items, log in to your online account, click checkouts, then renew. You can also renew over the phone by calling 309-446-9575.

Log in to your library account and search the catalog for the item you would like to check out. Once you have located the item you wish to place on hold, click the Place Hold button on the right side of the screen. A pop up box will prompt you to login. Enter your library card number and password and click login. A second box will prompt you to select your pickup library location and then you will push place hold. If you are already logged in, choose your pickup location and click place hold.

Can’t find what you’re looking for at Brimfield Public Library? We may be able to borrow it from another library through interlibrary loan. Find more materials by changing the library from Brimfield Library to All Libraries under the library drop down menu.
Can’t find what you’re looking for in RSAcat? Contact Library Staff. We may be able to borrow it from a library outside of our system.

Brimfield Public Library is fine free. We do not charge overdue fines for late items. However, patrons are encouraged to return their items in a timely manner so other patrons can enjoy them. A replacement fee and collection fee will be assessed for items 3+ weeks overdue. Patrons will receive overdue notices to remind them of their overdue materials by email or text.

Overdue notices are sent as follows:
First notice: 3 days overdue
Second notice: 1 week overdue
Final notice: 3 weeks overdue

Fines and fees may still occur at other local libraries where you use your library card. All fines and fees can be paid online on your RSAcat account or at the library’s front Circulation Desk..

Study Rooms
Two study rooms are available for use by patrons during library business hours. Study rooms have a maximum occupancy of 3 people. To reserve a study room, contact us by phone, email, or fill out the room reservation form.

Meeting Room
One meeting room is available for use by patrons during library business hours. The meeting room has a maximum occupancy of 10 people. To reserve the meeting room, contact us by phone, email, or fill out the room reservation form.

Activity Room
The Activity Room is available for use by Brimfield Library residents. A $50.00 fee is required to reserve the Activity Room. To reserve the activity room, contact us by phone, email, or fill out the room reservation form.

Desktop computers are available for public use in the adult area and kids area. Laptops can be checked out for in-library use for those 13+. Ask for a laptop at the circulation desk.

Free WiFi is available inside and outside of the library. Simply log on and select Brimfield Guest as your wireless connection and enter brimfieldbooks as the password.

Need to make a copy or print something?
• Copies are $.20 per page for black & white
• $.30 per page for color

Wireless Printing
Ask library staff for assistance printing a document from your cell phone.

Need to scan a file to a .jpg, .pdf, or other file type? Use our machine and send documents to your email or save to a USB drive. Ask library staff for assistance. There is no charge for scanning services.

Faxing services are available at the circulation desk. Please ask a staff member for assistance sending your fax. Cover sheets are available.
• Outgoing Fax Charge: $1.00 per transaction (unlimited pages)
• Incoming Fax Charge: $.20 per page

Explore More Illinois is a free service that provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theaters, and other fun, local cultural venues. Browse online attractions on the Explore More Illinois homepage.

How do I get a pass?
Login with your library card credentials and browse for passes by date, location, or attractions. Once you have located the attraction you would like to visit, make your reservation and print or download your pass before your visit. You can have three active reservations per library card. Please cancel your reservations if you are unable to attend, otherwise the reservation will count as being used. Remember that once you print or download your pass you cannot cancel your reservation.

If you do not know your login credentials or have trouble logging in to Explore More Illinois, please contact us at 309-446-9575.

Material Donations
Thank you for considering Brimfield Public Library for your book and movie donations! Donations in good condition may be dropped off at the Circulation Desk. Items must be in “gift-worthy” condition, free of stains, odor, excessive dust, water damage, or mold. Donations may be added to the collection, used in our Little Free Libraries, put on our book sale cart, or recycled. Items cannot be returned to the original owner once they are donated. We accept books, audiobooks, DVDs, and Blu-Rays.

Monetary Donations
Individuals interested in donating funds to the library can contact Katie Hahn, Director at 309-446-9575 or

Other Donations:
For memorial gifts or donations to honor friends and loved ones, please contact Katie Hahn, Director at 309-446-9575 or

Request a Donation
The Brimfield Public Library fully supports the schools and non-profit organizations in its service area. While the Library will not make any type of monetary donation to community entities and organizations, it will consider donations in other ways, such as baskets containing like-new donated items, reading incentives, etc.

Organizations that are located within the Library’s service area are welcome to make donation requests once per year. Requests should be submitted in writing to the Director at least three weeks before the scheduled event. The Director will review and respond to all requests. The Director reserves the right to deny a request if there are no items available to donate.

Requests can be sent to Katie Hahn at

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