Skip to Questions
Huntsville-Madison County Public Library

Got a Question? Ask Us!


How long will it take to get my interlibrary loan material?

Last Updated: May 14, 2015  |  33 Views

Was this helpful? 1   0


Anywhere from just a few days to several weeks, depending on what you ordered, and what lending library actually sends us the item. Every interlibrary loan generates a list of libraries that own the item you want, and if the first library declines, then the request goes on down the line, until we find a library that will lend it. This process may occur over a period of a few days, to several weeks, and it’s all dependent upon how fast the listed libraries respond to our request.

Other Answers / Comments (0)