Search the SWAN library catalog to see if the item is at the library or in our system.

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Other methods of requesting materials through the SWAN library catalog:

  • If the availability of the item shows ON SHELF at the Alsip-Merrionette Park Library, call the library (708.371.5666) and ask for the item to be held for you at the Patron Services Desk. Items are held for seven days.

  • If the item is checked out, click the "Request" button next to the red check mark. Fill out the form. First-time users will be asked to create a PIN.

  • If you want to place multiple holds, log in to "My Account", and then search and request the items.

  • If you forget your PIN or encounter any other problems, contact the library for assistance.

If you don't find what you are looking for, please contact the Adult or Youth Services Department at 708.371.5666. Librarians may be able to purchase the item, or acquire the item for you through Interlibrary Loan if you have an Alsip-Merrionette Park Library card.