Interlibrary Loan

Borrow items from library across Minnesota and beyond!

Check our catalog first.

Use interlibrary loan to request items that are not available at the Saint Paul Public Library.

"Not available" means:

  • The title is not owned by Saint Paul Public Library
  • The library owns the title, but all copies are long overdue or missing

Interlibrary loan requests that are placed for items owned by the Saint Paul Public Library will be canceled.

Borrow from other libraries using MnLINK

Use the MnLINK Gateway to search libraries across Minnesota and place requests for items not owned by the Saint Paul Public Library.

Find our more about getting started with placing interlibrary loan requests and get the answers to frequently asked questions about interlibrary loan services.

Are you looking for something new?

If the item you are looking for has been published in the last 6 months, please make a suggestion for purchase instead of using interlibrary loan services.