Request an Item

Can’t find something in our catalog? We can try to get it from another library or add it to our collection.
If you don't get an automatic response from your request within an hour, please contact us at (847)665-1023

Older Items

For items older than 1 year, make an interlibrary loan request.
Available for Grayslake cardholders only. You can have up to 10 interlibrary loans at a time. (Please fill out a separate form for each request.)

New Releases

If you’re hunting for a new release (less than one-year-old), fill out the appropriate purchase request form:

Request Adult/Teen Item | Request Media Item | Request Youth Item

Available for both Grayslake and reciprocal borrowers. You can make up to 5 purchase requests per format per month, including AudioVisual and eMaterials. (Please fill out a separate form for each request.)

If we purchase the item for the collection, we’ll automatically place you on request! Suggestions do not guarantee purchase. Please consult library policies for more information.