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London Public Library Interlibrary Loan (ILLO)

What is an Interlibrary loan (ILLO)?
Interlibrary loan is a system of borrowing and lending of books between library systems across Canada.
What is a Self Serve Interlibrary loan?

It is the DIY interface accessible by internet to the provincial interlibrary loan system to which the London Public Library belongs. 

This system allows you to search the holdings of other Ontario Public Libraries when you can’t find what you need at London Public Library. 

You can search this database from any computer with an internet connection.



This service is available for people with a valid London Public Library card.

You cannot request:

  • Items already available at London Public Library.
  • Items published less than a year.
  • Audio visual materials (CDs; DVDs; or cassettes).
  • Electronic materials (e-books)
  • Microforms. Please request through Microform Request Form.