Request a library item

Can't find what you're looking for?

Fill in the form below to request any book that we do not hold in stock.

This costs £7.70 and we will notify you by email once it is available for you to borrow.

If we are unsuccessful in obtaining a copy of the book (or item), the request fee is non-refundable.  The fee covers the work undertaken when we try to source the book (or item) for you.

Need it urgently?

Use our premium service.

  • Request any non-fiction book, music score, journal or article which has been published for at least three months.

  • If you make your request between 8am and 4pm, Monday to Friday, we will deal with your request immediately and update you regularly on progress. Otherwise we will deal with it on the next working day.

  • Our premium service costs £15.40 if you pay Council Tax to Plymouth City Council, or £28.60 for residents of other local authorities

Use this form to request items not on our catalogue

As it appears on your library card. We need this to be able to place your request.

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