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Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan (abbreviated ILL) is a service whereby a user of one library can borrow books or receive photocopies of documents that are owned by another library. The patron makes a request with their local library, which, acting as an intermediary, identifies owners of the desired item, places the request, receives the item, makes it available to the user, and arranges for its return. The lending library usually sets the due date and overdue fees of the material borrowed.

Interlibrary Loan is a special service the PBJCLS provides to its patrons. To request an item through Interlibrary Loan, you must have a valid library card with current personal information and no fines.

Users are charged $3.00 for each item, which is acquired through the interlibrary loan system. Users are responsible for late fees and the costs for unrecoverable items under normal Library policy. A person may submit and have up to 5 active requests at a time. For Interlibrary Loan services, please call the Reference Library at 870.534.2159