Requesting Items

We make it easy for you to place holds on most of the items in our catalogue and request purchases for the items we don't have.

Learn how below:





    How to place a hold:

    To place a hold, search our:
online catalogue

Do we have the title you're looking for? Is the title you want in our catalogue, but currently checked out to someone else? We welcome you to reserve it by placing it on hold. This puts you on a waiting list for the item, and we'll let you know by phone or email when it's ready for you! Nice and easy.

  How do I put something on hold? 

    Cardholders may reserve/hold library materials in person, online, or by phone.

   1. To place a hold in person or on the phone, just have your card, the title, and author
       information ready and ask a staff member to place the hold for you.

   2.To place a hold online, go to our online catalogue, and using your card infomation
       and PIN code sign into My Account, then search again for the title you would like.
       In the search results, click on the button located beside the title that says place
 and follow the steps. Learn how to access your online account click here.*

                          *Need help with placing holds online? Call 905.945.5142 and we'll walk you through it!









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Suggest a Purchase Form

If we missed something great that you feel should be our catalogue please let us know. We welcome your suggestion for additional titles in our collections of books, magazines, DVDs, audiobooks, eBooks and eAudio. If you wish to suggest a title for purchase, suggestions forms are available at the Library Service desk or submit one using our online form.

Please be aware that there is no guarantee that we will purchase your suggested item, but we do consider each one we receive. Please provide as much information as possible 
including title, author, format, publication date, and other relevant information.






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