Inter-Library Loans (ILL)

  • The library will attempt to borrow from another library material that we do not own
  • The inter-library loan service is available to all members in good standing
  • Canada Post provides all public libraries a subsidized shipping rate for print items and non print media
  • Patrons will be charged the shipping costs for non-print material
  • Patrons will be charged any lending charges, fees and postage costs that may be levied by the lending library
  • The library will attempt to borrow from free sources and will seek a patron’s permission to borrow from a library that charges
  • The terms of the loan are set by the lending library

To view our Borrowing Policy, click here:

In-Person Requests
Inter-Library loan requests may be made at the front counter of the library or via telephone

Patron Searches
fILL is a search tool provided by the Province of Manitoba through Public Library Services which allows an individual to search and to request material, through our website, from other Manitoba libraries

*All inter-library loan requests will be searched first through Spruce Library Co-op libraries to which Portage la Prairie Regional Library belongs

To initiate an inter-library loan on fILL, click here: