If HPL does not own a copy of an item that a customer needs, the customer can request that we borrow the item from another library in Ontario or Canada.
What can I borrow on Interlibrary Loans?
Books, DVD's, Music CDs, Audiobooks, Playaways, Kits or copies of magazine articles that are not owned by the Hamilton Public Library System. Microfilms of Census records and other historical documents.CELA and National Film Board of Canada materials are also available through interlibrary loans.
Are there any restrictions?
We are unable to provide the following types of materials:
New Books (24 Months); Bestsellers
Rare And Fragile Books
Blu Ray and Games
Any item that is available for less than $5.00 through Amazon.ca