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InterLibrary Loan Guidelines

  • Interlibrary loan service is available to any library patron 18 years or older who can present a valid Richland County Public Library card with no blocks that would prevent the patron from checking out.
  • Interlibrary loan requests can be made at the General Reference Desk in person, or by calling the desk at 929-3400.
  • Books must be returned directly to the General Reference Desk, not to the Circulation Department or book drop.
  • Please keep the blue band on your book. The due date is listed on the blue band. Call ahead of the date to inquire about renewals.
  • Only four titles will be lent at one time for one individual.

The following materials will be borrowed:

  • Children's books
  • Fiction
  • Non-fiction
  • Audiovisual educational materials

The following materials will not be borrowed:

  • Materials owned by the Richland County Public Library, unless the only copy is non-circulating or its status is still out or trace
  • Periodicals (photocopies of specific articles can be obtained)
  • Repair manuals, exam books
  • Mass-market paperbacks
  • Materials available at moderate cost (paperbacks, pamphlets)
  • Recorded books
  • Feature films
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Computer software                       

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