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For library service updates visit our FAQs page. Please note: to speed up your access to these popular items, magazines, DVDs/Blu-rays and computer games are back to a seven day loan period.

Interlibrary loans

If we don't have a particular book you're looking for, we can try to arrange a copy for you from other public and university libraries as an interlibrary loan. 

Interlibrary loan service cost

$5

Please note: there may be additional charges that apply from the lending library.

Make a request for an interlibrary loan

Please include the following information in your request: 

  • Author
  • Title
  • Publication Date
  • ISBN (if known)
  • Your name and library membership number
  • Please note: please nominate either Carnegie, Caulfield, Elsternwick or McKinnon Library as your collection point.

Books you can request 

  • Request any book with the exception of new releases. DVDs, CDs and talking books cannot be requested.
  • Request a maximum of 10 requests at a time and they'll be processed within two weekdays.

Please note: delivery time cannot be guaranteed as it is dependent on other library services response times.