Request Items

Can I get an item from another location at my library?

You can request most items in our catalog to be sent to the location of your choice. You will be contacted by phone or email once your item is ready to be picked up.

The book I want is checked out. How do I request a copy?

You can request materials in-person at any location, by phone, or through our online catalog. You can also use one of our mobile apps.

How will I know when the item is ready to be picked up?

You will be notified by phone or email when the item is available.

How do I change the way I am notified when my hold is ready?

To change your notification preference, please visit the circulation Desk at any MCMLS location.

How do I request items online?

How many holds can I have?

You can have a maximum of 10 requests/holds on your account at one time.

How do I know what my place is in the hold queue?

When logged in to your online account, your place in the hold queue is noted to the right of the item.

How can I suspend my hold?


If you have any questions, please call 936-539-7814.