Interlibrary Loan

Use our interlibrary loan service to find and borrow items not owned by the Greene County Public Library. We can also help you locate an article from a magazine or journal.

To use the service, you must:

  • have a valid Greene County Public Library library card
  • not have fines greater than $5.

Catalogs You Can Borrow From

 

SearchOhio

Access over seven million items available to our collection through a group of Ohio libraries.

  1. Search our catalog first.
  2. Can’t find what you’re looking for in our collection? Click the SearchOhio button in the catalog.
  3. Try your search in the SearchOhio catalog.
  4. If you find the item you’re looking for, request it. We’ll deliver it to your local library in about a week.
  • There is a limit of fifty (50) SearchOhio items per library card.
  • DVDs and videos borrowed circulate for one (1) week and can be renewed three (3) times as long as there are no other reserves on the item.
  • All other SearchOhio items circulate for twenty-one (21) days and can be renewed three (3) times as long as there are no other reserves on the material.
  • Late fees for SearchOhio materials are 50¢ per day.
  • Patrons will be assessed a $25 replacement cost for all SearchOhio items lost or returned damaged.
  • All patrons, including “fine free” patrons, are responsible for paying fines associated with materials borrowed through this service.
WorldCat

Search a global catalog of library collections.

  1. Try searching our catalog, SearchOhio, and OhioLINK first.
  2. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, try your search in WorldCat.

You may need to pay to borrow items through WorldCat.

Delivery of your requested item may take up to four weeks.

Use WorldCat at Home

Use WorldCat at the Library

  • There is a limit of fifteen (15) WorldCat items per library card.
  • DVDs and videos obtained via WorldCat circulate for one (1) week and cannot be renewed; other materials can be renewed one (1) time.
  • Late fees for WorldCat materials are 50¢ per day.
  • Patrons will be assessed a $20 replacement cost in addition to replacement costs levied by the lending library when an item borrowed via WorldCat is lost or returned damaged.
  • All patrons, including “fine free” patrons, are responsible for paying fines associated with materials borrowed through this service.

Article Requests

Use the article request form and a librarian will try to locate the item for you.

Need a Little Help?

Contact any reference desk to have a librarian place a request for you. The Resource Sharing Office can also be contacted directly at (937) 736-7071.