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Reservations

If the item you would like to borrow is on loan, you can reserve it for free. When the item is returned, we will notify you and it will be held for you at your chosen library.

Reserve an item:

  • Online - Log in to our Catalogue, search for the item and click Place Reservation. 

  • App - Search for the item in our catalogue and reserve it.

  • Phone - Call us on 1300 655 355 during opening hours.

Product Requests 

If we don't have the the item you want, you can request the item by filling out our product request form. You can also call 1300 655 355 during opening hours with the title, author and ISBN or speak to a staff member on your next visit. We will notify you when the item is available.

While we welcome requests for new magazine titles, additions to the library’s magazine collection are reviewed on an annual basis. To make a purchase suggestion, please submit an request through the form on our Contact Us page. 


New purchases

Requested items will be evaluated against our Collection Development Guidelines  and may be purchased by the library. 

 

Inter-library loans

Items that don’t meet our Collection Development Guidelines will be sought from other libraries via Inter-library loan.

Trove

Trove helps you find and use resources relating to Australia. Trove brings together content from libraries, museums, archives and other research organisations and gives you tools to explore and build. 

Email Alerts

If you would like to be notified when new items are added to the library that match your preferences, find out how to set up email alerts through our catalogue. 

If you don't have a PIN or an email address registered on your membership, ask us on your next library visit or call us on 1300 655 355