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Interlibrary Loan

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For items released in the last year

Not in MPPL’s catalog? Try Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Interlibrary Loan service allows patrons to request an item that is not owned by MPPL and have it delivered directly to the Main Library or the South Branch. This service is available to MPPL cardholders in good standing. If your card was issued from another library, please contact your home library for assistance.

Review the full Interlibrary Loan Policy before placing your request. By placing a request you acknowledge that you have read and agree with the conditions of this Policy.

Request an interlibrary loan online or call the Library at 847-253-5675 and ask for the Information Services Desk.

Want to pick it up yourself at a nearby library?

Find links to individual library catalogs here.


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If you have any questions, please contact the Library at 847-253-5675 and ask for Interlibrary Loan or email us at