Interlibrary Loan

2 hands holding a book over OntarioAre you looking for an item that our library does not have in its collection? We can borrow items from other libraries in Ontario for you through Interlibrary Loan (ILLO).

You can request up to 5 interlibrary loans per month.

Please Note: If you have recently changed your library card (new barcode) you will require a new ILLO account. Please sign up for a new account below.

Request an Interlibrary Loan (ILLO)

Search for Interlibrary Loans

  • Sign in to your ILLO account using your username and password to search for materials.
  • TIP: Sign into your account with the last 6 digits of your library card as the User ID and the last 4 digits of your phone number as the PIN.
  • If you do not have an ILLO account, you can request one using the form below.

Get an Interlibrary Loan (ILLO) Account

Anyone with a valid Huntsville Public Library card can sign up for an ILLO account.

Please Note: If you have received Interlibrary Loans before, you already have an account and do not need another one

Fill in the form to create an ILLO account

Once you have filled in the form, our staff will contact you with your ILLO username and password.

Information for Book Clubs

Need extra copies of a book for your book club? You can use Interlibrary Loan to order books for your club.

  • Each book club member should be responsible for creating their own ILLO account and ordering a copy of the book.
  • Books must be at least 1 year old (not a new release) to guarantee that ILLO request will be fulfilled.
  • Books that are in high demand (current award winners, Canada Reads titles etc.) may also not be fulfilled as they are in demand by the owning library.
  • You can also try and find an eBook copy of your book club read on the Libby App, or you can visit a library within the District of Muskoka.

We cannot guarantee your book will arrive for a specific date, please order your book club books with plenty of time to spare.

More Information

Terms and Conditions
  • There is a limit of 5 ILLO requests per month per cardholder.
  • ILLO materials can be renewed once for 2 weeks. Renewal requests must be made 7 days before the due date. *Note* Renewal requests are determined by the owning library, not all renewal requests may be accepted.
  • You can request all types of library materials including: books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks on CD and microfilm.
  • You cannot request materials that Huntsville Public Library already owns, with the following exceptions:
    • Materials for a book club.
    • Items that have been lost or damaged.
  • Items you request must be at least 12 months old. If there is a title that you would like that was published recently, consider making a purchase request through your library account.
  • Requests of rare, fragile, or valuable materials are at the discretion of the owning library and may or may not be filled. 
  • Loan periods are set by the owning library.
  • Requested materials may take 3 to 6 weeks to arrive.
  • Not all ILLO requests can be fulfilled.
  • Overdue charges for ILLO materials are $1 per day per item.
  • If you do not pick up your ILLO request, you will be charged a No Pick Up Fee of $5.
  • The owning library sets costs to replace lost or damaged materials.
  • Please be advised: Failing to observe these Terms and Conditions may result in losing ILLO privileges.
Interlibrary Loan Policy
View Our Interlibrary Loan Policy

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