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Interlibrary Loan Policy


  • A maximum of 3 requests at any time is allowed.  A request is considered active from the time it is initiated until the material is returned to us.
  • The library is unable to borrow items published in the current calendar year.
  • ILL cannot borrow items printed before 1800.  We will try to borrow these materials in reprint or microform, if available.
  • Patrons owing fines and/or lost materials may not request interlibrary loans until the issues have been cleared.  The library will not process ILL requests for patrons with overdue ILL materials.
  • Interlibrary loan materials are not renewable; items must be returned by their due date to avoid late charges.
  • The library can request spoken word audio, including language instruction and books on CD.
  • Copyright laws apply to all interlibrary loans.

Fee Policy

Postage Fees:  There will be a charge of $3.00 for each item shipped. 

Lending Library Fees:  The library borrows items only from libraries that lend free of charge