Reserving Library Items

You may request an item be held for you if it is currently checked out to another patron, and you may attempt to request items from other libraries in the Ramapo Catskill Library System.

To request an item using our online library catalog first follow our catalog link. After the catalog loads, locate the item you wish to request and click the Request Item button.

If the item may be reserved you will then be asked to provide your library barcode number (from your library card) and your PIN (the last four digits of your telephone number, unless you changed your PIN). If all goes well, your request will be placed and remain active until filled.

Please note: not all materials in the catalog may be available for request. The library catalog contains items from all libraries part of the Ramapo Catskill Library System, and each library in the Ramapo Catskill Library System individually decides what can or cannot be requested.

If you cannot locate reserve a specific item through a catalog please stop by the Reference Department at Middletown Thrall Library. You can also click here to speak with a librarian or call our Reference Department directly at (845)341-5461.

Requested items will be sent to Middletown Thrall Library. Notifications of overdue fines and requests filled arrive by regular mail unless you optionally register for e-mail alerts. - a free service. Each requested item will generate a $.35 processing fee unless you register for free e-mail notification.

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