Get Books from Other Libraries

Before Searching...

  • Before requesting books from libraries outside Southern Maryland, please make sure that you have searched COSMOS.
  • There is a limit of 50 holds of any type on your account.


Welcome to the new MARINA - the state-wide interlibrary loan service. MARINA allows you to request materials not owned by your local public library from another Maryland library system.


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Materials That May Not Be Requested

  • Most outside libraries will not loan media items, e.g. CDs, DVDs, books-on-CD, etc.
  • Entire magazine issues. If there's a specific article that you'd like, please ask a librarian.
  • Bestsellers or recently published items.
  • If you have any questions about MARINA please ask a librarian for assistance.

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