An interlibrary loan (ILL) transaction is a request to borrow books or material from another library or institution.
Eligibility for Use
Adult Flower Mound Public Library cardholders in good standing may use this service. Juvenile cardholders are not eligible for this service. Cardholders may submit up to 3 requests at a time.
Charges & Fees
At the present time, Flower Mound Public Library does not charge a fee for this service. The library asks the borrower to pay any return postage for items that are mailed to the library. Some libraries charge a fee for lending and insuring valuable or special collections and the borrower is responsible for these charges as well.
Materials Available for Borrowing
Books and magazine articles are the primary items obtained through interlibrary loan. Requests may only be made for materials not owned by the Flower Mound Public Library. Materials that cannot be obtained through Flower Mound Public Library's interlibrary loan services include:
Additional copies of materials already owned by the library
Most genealogy materials (photocopies of material may be requested)
New or currently popular materials, less than six months old
Newspapers in original format (newspaper articles may be obtained from the library's databases)
Noncirculating and reference materials
Rare materials, such as original manuscripts, unique items, etc
If you would like to obtain materials through an interlibrary loan, please complete the online form.