Who can borrow?
If you are a member of the Red River North Regional Library, you may request to borrow materials through
inter library loan (ILL) by using Manitoba Public Libraries Union
Catalogue (M.A.P.L.I.N). If you have any outstanding fines or if
there is a problem with the account, it must be cleared before a
request is made.
How do I make a request?
Circulation Clerk of the title/author or subject, and a request form
will be sent on your behalf or call us at 482-3522.
Frequently Asked Questions
What can not be borrowed?
Magazines and audio materials are currently the only items that can not be requested.
Additionally, some libraries will not send items that are new or
in high demand.
How long will it take for me to get my books?
The average arrival time is one week to 10 business days. Timing
depends on where the item is being shipped from and if the item is on
that library's shelves.
Is there a charge for interlibrary loans?
If the books are requested from within Manitoba, there are no charges.
Microfilm, and books from other provinces all have charges but
vary between libraries.
How long is the borrowing period?
The borrowing period is set by the lending library, which is usually
two weeks or longer. However, this time can change
depending on the lending library and if the item has a reserve
How many items can be loaned out to a library?
The limit is three items per person per week.
What happens if I lose an item signed out to me?
You will be required to provide a replacement cost as determined by the loaning library.