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Requests

Save time and use our online catalogue to find the items you want.

Do you struggle to find time to get to the Library? Can you not find what you want to borrow on the shelves? Order items online with Click and Collect

Click and Collect

You can see all our items to borrow on the online catalogue, and search for specific items there too. Click on the items you want and place a hold. You can also choose which library you would like to collect from. We will contact you when the items are ready.

You can request items on loan, items available on the shelf, and new items that are still on order. There is no charge for the Click and Collect service.

Click and Collect

Suggest an item

If we don't have an item you would like, you can suggest an item for purchase. If the item is recent and likely to be popular, the library will try to purchase it.

If the item is older, specialised or doesn't fit our collection guidelines, we can try to borrow it from another library through an inter-library loan. A fee of $16.50 may apply to some loans.

 Suggest an item

Conditions of suggesting an item to purchase
  • The library will purchase the items if they are deemed appropriate for the collection and of interest to other customers. The Libraries reserves the right not to proceed with a suggest to purchase.
  • The Libraries source items from vendors in conjunction with collection guidelines. Efforts will be made to source an item as soon as possible.
  • Customers will only be notified if an item is obtained by the Libraries.
Conditions of Inter-library Loans
  • Inter-library loans are only available to permanent library members and are not to be re-lent to any other person or organisation.
  • The Libraries will not inter-library loan best sellers, romance paperbacks, reference, CDs, audiobooks, DVDs, text books, books published before 1900, or items in high demand or published in the last 12 months.
  • The Libraries does not inter-library loan for formal study purposes, unless the item is available from an NT Public Library.
  • A $16.50 fee applies for interstate inter-library loans. Items must be returned by the given due date. Customers are liable for any costs associated with late returns, cancelled and uncollected items.
  • Where an inter-library loan item is lost, damaged or not returned the replacement cost of the item, and a $60.00 processing fee will be charged.
  • The Libraries reserves the right not to proceed with an inter-library loan.

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