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Interlibrary Loan, or ILL, allows you to search for items in thousands of other libraries. Your request is processed and sent off to participating libraries.

PLEASE DO NOT REQUEST NEW RELEASES THROUGH INTERLIBARY LOAN. If you wish us to obtain a newly-published [within the last 9-12 months] book for you, please submit a purchase suggestion.

PLEASE NOTE: The Orcas Island Public Library assesses overdue fees on late interlibrary loans. The rate will be $1.00 per day, up to a maximum of $10.00 for each overdue interlibrary loan item. Patrons wishing to keep their interlibrary loan item beyond its due date should request a renewal at a minimum of three days prior to the due date. This will allow time for us to contact the lending library and request a renewal. Please be aware some libraries do not renew interlibrary loans. Requesting a renewal after the due date will not excuse any overdue fees already assessed.

Please keep the following parameters in mind when requesting items via Interlibrary Loan.

Requests for Interlibrary Loan items borrowed via OCLC will be limited to 3 requests per patron at any one time.

The following items are not available through Interlibrary Loan:

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