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How to Use Interlibrary Loan


Interlibrary Loan is a service which obtains for customers materials that the Baltimore County Public Library does not own. For details about Interlibrary Loan policies, fees, and loan periods, see the section How do I get a title not owned by Baltimore County Public Library? on the Card and Catalog Help page of the BCPL website.


Click on the following link to locate the title(s) to be requested.


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Go to the Information Desk or call your local branch library to request materials via this service. The Essex Branch will close on Wednesday, October 1 through early December for renovation. Please choose another BCPL branch to pick up your items.



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To submit the request to BCPL’s ILL department.


Last revised: September 18, 2014