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Interlibrary Loans


What is it?

Interlibrary loan is a service provided by the PEI Public Library Service. This service allows library users to borrow a book or journal article not available in our system from another library.

What can I request?

  • Books at least 2 years old and not owned by the PEI Public Library Service
  • Microfilm/Microfiche
  • Copies of magazine articles

How do I request an item?

Fill out and submit our online Interlibrary Loan Request Form or print and bring a hard copy of the form to your local library.

How many items can I request?

Library users can have a maximum of 3 requests at one time.

How long until I receive my request(s)?

Interlibrary loans take approximately 2 to 6 weeks to fill. You will be notified by mail, phone or email when your item(s) arrives.

How long can I keep my request(s)?

The loan period for Interlibrary loans is 3 weeks. Items cannot be renewed. Regular overdue charges are applied if items are returned late.
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