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Peru Public Library
Charm Ruhnke, Library Director

Welcome from Library Director Charm Ruhnke

Peru Public Library

Welcome to the Peru Public Library's payment site.  The library, partnering with the Illinois Treasurer's E-Pay Program, provides you with a secure, convenient way to make online payments for fines, fees, donations and memorials to the Peru Public Library.

Payments or donations may be made by: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or Debit Card.


The Library is happy to accept donations of gifts and memorials which support library services.  On the memorial/donation form, please include the name(s) of those you wish to remember by your donation.  Keep a copy of the confirmation email for your tax files.


Paying your overdue fine or other fees allows you to restore access to library services.  Fines can be paid in person or by E-Pay.  Please remember, overdue fines can be avoided by either renewing or returning the material before their due date.  Once an item becomes overdue, it cannot be renewed.

To verify the amount of your fine or fee, check My Account in the library's catalog.  You will need your library card number and your PIN.  Choose Review My Account, and then Display User Information, your fines are listed on the right side of the screen.

Make an E-Payment

To make an E-Pay payment, please follow these steps:

  1. Click on the fines/fees or the donation/memorial link
  2. Complete the online form
  3. After Completing and submitting the online form, you will receive a confirmation number.  You will also receive an email confirming your payment
  4. Please allow two business days for your library account information to be updated or for your donation to be acknowledged.  If you are paying fees or fines today in order to check out, renew, place holds or use a computer, please complete your E-payment online and bring your confirmation number to the circulation desk or call in your confirmation number to (815) 223-0229.

Payment can be made by:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover (for Fines/Fees)
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover (for Non-Resident Fees)
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover (for Miscellaneous)
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover (for Gifts & Memorial Donations)

You may make the following payments via E-PAY to the Peru Public Library by clicking on one of the links below:
Non-Resident Fees  
Gifts & Memorial Donations  

For assistance, please contact us at:
Peru Public Library
1409 11th Street
Peru, IL 61354
(815) 223-0229

Illinois E-PAY version 3.6.6