Inter-library loans (requests from another library)

Westland District Library can request items (on behalf of library users) from any New Zealand or Australian Library which belongs to the National Library's interloan scheme.

Westland District Library charges postage and an administration cost for this service. Items requested from libraries that do not belong to the scheme will incur a higher charge. Payment is made when collecting the item.

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​Inter-library loans from New Zealand Public Libraries cost $7 per item.
Inter-library loans from University/Specialist Libraries cost $21 per item.


When requesting books, please provide as many details as possible:

  • Title
  • Author's name
  • Publisher
  • Whether a particular edition is required

When requesting periodical articles, please provide as many details as possible:

  • Author
  • Title of article
  • Title of periodical
  • Date of issue
  • Page numbers (if possible)
  • Issue number (if possible)


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