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Monmouth College Hewes Library

Return Books

Return Hewes Library, IShare and ILLiad materials at semester end

Directions to return Hewes Library, I-Share, and interlibrary loan materials.

There will be no late fees for items returned. Questions? Contact Hewes Library staff: 309-457-2190 or We are happy to help!


On-campus and local patrons:

You may return items to the Hewes Library building exterior book drop by the west exit. Look for the small, metal door in the wall labeled “Book Depository”.


Off-campus patrons:

Students who are near I-Share libraries (see list) may have the option to return their books to that location, however, not all I-Share libraries have exterior book drops or book drops that are currently unlocked and monitored. If you want to return library materials to an I-Share library, please contact Hewes Library to help you locate the nearest one:  309-457-2190 or


Student may also mail library materials to Hewes Library at your convenience.

Mailing Directions:

  • Seal the library materials in a box or padded envelope.
  • Send the package via United States Postal Service LIBRARY RATE ($2.66 for the first pound, $.50 for each additional pound). You will need to ask for this rate specifically at a post office or service desk.

Address to: 

Hewes Library
Monmouth College
700 East Broadway
Monmouth, IL 61462

Library staff will confirm receipt of the package with an email.  Please be sure to include your full name and email address for a faster response.  If you cannot afford the postage fees, please contact the library so we can make other arrangements!  We are here to help!


Hewes Library at Monmouth College | 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462 | Phone: 309-457-2190 | Fax: 309-457-2226 | |