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Inter-Library Loan

Are we missing something?

Extend your reach through the Interlibrary Loan Service.

With a valid library card, you can request books, articles and audiovisual materials from a network of libraries in Florida. Patrons with reciprocal library cards or invalid cards are ineligible for the service.

Items published within the past 12 months, reference works owned by the Library System, and whole issues of magazines or newspapers cannot be requested.

Placing a Request

To place an InterLibrary Loan request, you may place a request online, complete the request form below, or contact the Public Service Desk at your local library.  Requests must include the author, title and publication date. For an article request, please include the magazine title, volume, number, date, and pages.

Interlibrary Loan Request Form 


Items will be sent to the indicated pick‑up branch, where you will be notified of its arrival. Items not picked up by the due date will be sent back to the InterLibrary Loan office for  return to the lending library. You will also be informed when requested materials are not available. 

Renew Material

You can request renewals by phone at 863.834.4242 three days before the due date. Renewal requests may or may not be granted by the lending library. Items that cannot be renewed must be returned immediately.

Borrower's Responsibilities

Materials must be returned by the indicated due date.  You agree to take proper care of the materials and assume responsibility for replacement or repair costs if materials are lost or damaged.  Please return ILL items in person to one of the public service desks at any Lakeland Public Library.