If an item is not available from the DGPL or any of the associated SWAN member libraries, the title may be requested from another library on loan, or DGPL can look into purchasing the item to be added to the collection. To request an item, fill out the form below.
Requesting a book from outside of Illinois:
Requesting for purchase:
Any items considered for purchase must meet the library’s selection criteria as outlined in the library policies. Requests can be made only by DGPL cardholders. A maximum of two purchase suggestions may be made per month. Items purchased may take a minimum of two weeks to process.