MCPL offers a diverse collection representing a wide range of customer interests. If you find a title that we do not own, but feel that we should, you can suggest that title and our librarians will review it to see if we can add it to our collection.
You are able to request items to be borrowed from another library through our InterLibrary Loan service, WorldCat. When you make a WorldCat request, our staff will attempt to borrow the item from another library that owns the title. Requesting an item through WorldCat is often a quicker way to access a title than suggesting it for purchase.
Request a book through WorldCat
If you would like MCPL to add a title to our collection, you can make the request through our website. You can request up to three titles per month. After you submit a recommendation you will receive an email with your recommendation. When our librarians have made a decision regarding your title you will receive an email letting you know the result.
If there is a title you would like us to add to our eBook and eAudiobook collection, you can use the recommend to library feature. You can make one request per day (once per 24 hours).
To recommend a title:
- Search for the title in our OverDrive catalog
- Select Recommend to library in the filter options under Availability
- Click Recommend underneath the title
- If you are not logged in you will be prompted to enter your library card number
If you want to see your list of previous recommendations, go to your account in OverDrive and select Recommendations.