Interlibrary Loan Services

Dear Patrons,
We regret to inform you that due to provincial cuts to services, we will no longer be able to offer Interlibrary Loan Services, effective immediately. We deeply apologize for the inconvenience and will keep you informed of any further changes as we become aware of them.
—NGPL Staff

North Grenville Public Library is part of the information resource sharing network for Ontario public libraries, allowing patrons access to the collections of over 175 public libraries in Ontario, public and academic libraries across the country, the Ontario Archives and the Library and Archives Canada.

The network is a partnership between the participating public libraries, Ontario Library Service-North and Southern Ontario Library Service with support from the Ministry of Culture.

Lost or Damaged Material

  • Lost or damaged material is determined by the lending library.
  • Overdue fines on Interlibrary Loan materials are $1.00 a day.

Using Interlibrary Loan Services

When you have searched the collection of North Grenville Public Library, and do not find what you are looking for, you can request books and photocopies on Interlibrary Loan. This can be done in person, by phone (613-258-4711),  by emailing or click here to use the request form.  This process can take 2-6 weeks (on average), depending on the availability or type of material requested. In some cases a fee may be involved (e.g. borrowing from a university library or photocopies).

Loan periods are determined by the lending library. If a renewal is required please contact the North Grenville Public Library several days before the given due date.

Renewing your ILL/Cancelling

To renew material borrowed on Interlibrary Loan please contact If you wish to cancel your ILL request you must do so before the lending library replies with a Shipped Status.
If you have any questions, please contact the Interlibrary Loan Department. Phone 613-258-4711 or email