Our Services-Request an Item From Another Library

If we don't have a book in our collection, there is a chance we can get it from you from another library or institution.

Brantford Public Library members can also join the Six Nations Public Library and County of Brant Public Library for free.

Borrow from another Library

If we do not have an item, there are several ways we may be able to find it for you through our:

Interlibrary loans

Brantford Public Library members can borrow items from other libraries through an interlibrary loan service. Materials that can be borrowed from other libraries include books and DVDs. All materials requested through our interlibrary loan service must be more than one-year-old and not currently in our catalogue. We do not guarantee that all requests can be filled. To use this service:

Wilfrid Laurier University catalogue

Brantford Public Library members can borrow items from the Wilfrid Laurier University Primo Catalogue with a WLU Community Borrower card. This catalogue includes items from Wilfrid Laurier University, Guelph University, and Waterloo University.

Community borrowers can only request printed books from the WLU Primo catalogue. When requesting items, select WLU Brantford Circulation for your pick-up location. You will receive an email when the books are ready for pick-up.

The Laurier Brantford collection is located on the first floor of the Main Library. WLU items can only be checked out and returned at the Main Library.

Suggest a purchase

Do you have a suggestion for an item to add to our collection? Suggest a purchase(Note: Not accepting requests during COVID-19 Closure)

We will consider the addition of materials in accordance with our Collection Development Policy.

Before you make a request: