Can’t Find It?

Alert!  If you submitted a request on this page between Tuesday, Jan 2 at 3:00 PM – Wednesday, Jan 3 at 9:00 AM, WCLS did not receive your request due to website issues. Unfortunately, you will need to submit your request again in order for us to process it. We have taken steps to avoid this in the future and are very sorry for the inconvenience!


Looking for something that you can’t find in our catalog? You can request it using the form below! Did you know we borrow from and lend to libraries all over the world?!

We do our best to fulfill all requests, but occasionally an item is not available. If that happens, we’ll let you know right away.


Requests may take anywhere from two to six weeks (or longer in some cases).

You can place requests for items that will be published within the next six months. Please use as your source for release date information. You can also use WorldCat to verify information about the item you’re requesting.


All kinds of things!

  • Books, DVDs, music CDs, and audiobooks
  • Articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers
  • Music scores
  • Government documents
  • And more!

 The following items are not available to be requested:

  • Computer software and videogames
  • Single issues of a magazine
  • VHS tapes
  • Items we already own, including items with holds and reference materials

We are happy to help you with up to 20 requests per month.

Item Request Form

  • Choose the type of item you are requesting.
  • Enter the publication date
  • Item Source

  • If this item is available from or, copy and paste the link here.
  • When and where did you find out about this item? If you have a date by which you need the item, please enter it here.
  • Patron Information

  • Enter the 14-digit barcode number from your card. No spaces or dashes, please!
  • Enter an email address if you want WCLS to send confirmation that we have received your request.