Just ask us! If you are unable to find the items you need, please call us at (847) 677-5277 x230 or email .
We are committed to providing our residents with the materials they need as quickly as possible. Our Interlibrary Loan Service (ILL) borrows library materials not found in our collection or the collections of other libraries in the CCS consortium.
Please read the information below for more details about our ILL service:
- Who can use this service? Lincolnwood cardholders in good standing may request an ILL.
- What can I request? Items not found in our catalog or the catalogs of our consortium may be requested.
- How long will it take to get items? The time frame for obtaining items is difficult to predict. It depends on availability and policies of lending libraries.
- What is the loan period for ILL items? The loan period is three weeks unless otherwise directed by the lending library. One renewal may be requested.
Request to Purchase
We work hard to create a useful and relevant collection for our community. If you have a suggestion for us to add to our collection, please fill out our request to purchase form.