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Reserve a Book

You may reserve (or hold) Patten Free Library materials that are on our shelves or that have been checked out. There is no charge for this service.

  • Have your library card ready.
  • Select Search the CATALOG from our web page or the link below.
  • Select the title you are interested in.
  • The status box will show if the item is available (on the shelf) or if checked out and due on a specific date (NOTE: if an item is very overdue, you may place an online interlibrary loan request or contact the Reference Department for assistance).
  • Select the Request button at the top of the page.
  • Enter your name and library card barcode number.
  • Click on Submit
  • You will receive a message stating whether or not your request was successful.
  • We will notify you when your item is ready for pick-up

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