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For help on any page, click the Help button on the left of your screen. Review the Lists of Other Help Topics for additional help.
Use the Recommend A Purchase form found on the Contact Us page.
Please check the Library’s catalog before you suggest that we purchase an item.
It is not necessary to suggest bestselling titles or authors.
For specialized, technical, or out of print titles, consider using Interlibrary Loan, a cooperative borrowing agreement among libraries.
If you need help using this service then please contact your local branch.
Due to high volume, we are unable to respond individually to each suggestion. Items selected for purchase usually appear in the catalog within four weeks.
MARINA is a free, statewide interlibrary loan system for requesting items your library does not own; MARINA allows you to request and borrow materials from cooperating libraries throughout Maryland.
Materials from out-of-state libraries may be available for a fee via Inter-Library Loan (ILL). Please see your branch staff about arranging to borrow these materials.