Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan FAQs

  • If you are looking for a book or article that the Palm Beach County Library System does not own, you can make an Interlibrary Loan request to find the item. Before placing a request, check our catalog. Fill out the form below with as much information about the item as possible. This will speed up the processing of your request.

    Please note there is a limit of five active requests members may have at any given time.

  • We’ll need specific information to find the material including the author, title, publisher, date of publication, journal or citation for photocopies, and any other important information that will help us locate a copy.
  • Anyone with a current Palm Beach County Library card can use this free service. Limited to five active requests at a time.
  • Fill out the Interlibrary Loan Request, opens a new window, or ask a Research staff member at any library location.

  • This is a free service. However, some lending libraries may charge for borrowing or copying materials. We will not be able to obtain materials unless you have agreed to pay the lending fee. The lending charges can be $15 to $25 or more per loan.
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