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Borrow from another library

Our library is connected to other libraries throughout the state and nation. If you can't find an item in our library, ask library staff to help you get it from another library.

Our library buys the books and materials that we think are most wanted by our community. Because of limited resources and space we can’t buy everything that is published, but we can usually get it from another library. This is called inter-library loan. Our library is part of a vast network of participating libraries that are willing to loan out materials to other libraries.

If we don’t have the book, CD, DVD or video that you are looking for, ask the staff to get it for you from another library. There is a $1.00 charge for this service. Most of the items are delivered to our library in 2-7 days depending on where the item is coming from. The loan periods vary, but you are able to keep most items at least 2 weeks.  The staff will inform you of the due date when you pick up the item.

Click here for Interlibrary Loan request form.  Please note that there is a limit of 3 Interlibrary loan requests at one time.  Please provide as much information about the item as possible. 

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