If the library doesn't have an item you want, you can place an Interloan request and we will attempt to obtain it from another library for you.
Who may Interloan?
Anyone with a current Wanganui District Library membership card.
What can be Interloaned?
Books, music CDs (mainly classical), music scores, photocopies of magazine/journal articles (in accordance with the Copyright Act), theses, some audio-visual material and car manuals.
Please check our catalogue first to ensure we don’t have the item already:
- Search the iPac / Catalogue
- Or browse the National Library’s catalogue for possible items (including music)
Or browse other libraries’ catalogues at: http://nzlc.natlib.govt.nz
What does it Cost?
There is a $2 administration fee (please note that this charge applies whether or not the Interloan is successful), then when your Interloan arrives, depending on the type of library we obtained it from, a further $5 or $15 fee will apply per item.
What kind of arrival time can I expect?
Requests for non-urgent Interloans can generally be supplied within a week provided the item is on the shelf at a library we have requested it from. National Library items which are 'on the shelf'; are almost always here within the week. If the item is already on loan at any library, we can place a reserve on it, but then supply of the item can take several weeks or longer.
How long can I borrow an Interloan?
Your Interloan will be issued to you for 28 days - a week longer than the normal loan period. Interloan items cannot be renewed.
How will you notify me?
We will phone you when your item arrives – please supply a day-time phone number or if you prefer, provide a current email address and indicate that that is your preferred method of notification.
Where do I collect my Interloan?
Your item will be held for you at the central issue desk, the Gonville Café Library or the Mobile Library branch. Please present your library card and your item will be issued to you.