Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

ILL is a service allowing library items or a photocopy to be made available from one library system to another.


  • This service is available to any Scottsdale Library card holder in good standing.
  • Checkout period for ILL materials increased to 4 weeks.
  • Books published within the last 12 months are not eligible.
  • Media items (CDs / DVDs / BluRay) are not eligible for ILL.
  • Each card holder may have up to 6 requests.
  • ILL items cannot be renewed.
  • Please note that it may take from three to eight weeks to receive your item. Microfilm viewers only available at Civic Center Library.
  • If the Scottsdale Public Library already owns a copy of an item, then it is not eligible for request.
  • $1.00 fee for ILL items not picked up.
  • $1.00 fee for each day an item is returned after its due date.

Request an Item Form Another Library (ILL)

Request a book or an item from another library

Interlibrary Loan Book Request

Request a Journal or Article from another library

Journal / Article Request

Suggest an Item for Purchase

If we are able to purchase your suggested title, you will be able to find it in the catalog within 2-4 weeks. You can place a hold at that time.

Suggest an Item for Purchase »

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