top of page

Interlibrary Loans

Looking for More - Interlibrary Loan

Can't find what you're looking for?
Maybe we can find it at another library.

Nicholas P. Sims Library patrons can request Interlibrary Loans (ILLs)

in person at the Circulation Desk, or you may request them via email at

The Online Catalog is available at




Patrons will need their Sims Library card number and ten-digit phone number.

  • Only books can be requested -- no audio, video materials, and no articles.

  • The fee is $3.50 per requested item* (To cover shipping costs.)

  • Payment is expected when the request is filed

  • The checkout period varies by the lending library

  • There is a limit of four open requests at one time per patron


Patrons who fail to return materials borrowed on their behalf will be charged the cost of the item (as determined by the lending library) plus a $6 processing fee. If a patron fails to pick up Interlibrary Loans items on three occasions, Interlibrary service will be revoked.

bottom of page