Interlibrary Loan

The Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library District offers Interlibrary Loan services to any patron who holds a current Metropolitan Library System card in good standing. There is no charge for this service unless levied by the lending library or system headquarters.

Requests From Glenwood-Lynwood Library For Materials Elsewhere

The Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library District will attempt to interlibrary loan any materials not available in our collection. Staff will pursue all requests on a local, regional, state or national basis.

Patrons will be notified of charges before materials are requested. Once charges are approved by patron, they will be charged even if material is not checked out. Overdues will be pursued in accordance with the MLS-ILL policy. All overdue fines or charges for damaged materials will be the responsibility of the patron and be placed on the patron’s record.

Records will be maintained for six months on all materials other than periodicals. Periodical requests will be retained for a period of 3 years.

Requests For Glenwood-Lynwood Library Materials By Other Libraries

The Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library District staff will handle all requests for materials from its collections within a 24 hour period.

The Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library District will loan any material which is in the library collection, with the exception video games. Complete issues of periodicals may also be requested. Reference materials will circulate at the discretion of the Information Services staff.

Rush requests submitted by phone will be honored on all materials within a 4-hour period.

If copies are requested from a MLS library, there will be no charge. Copies of materials will be supplied to non MLS libraries, up to20 pages per request. Above 20 pages, a fee of $.10 per page will be assessed to the borrowing library.

Charges for damaged materials will be the cost of the item and a $3.00 processing fee.