[bksvol-discuss] Re: Paying for ILL

  • From: Em Rose <uvabookworm27@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 23:29:13 -0500

The old county I lived in charged a fee of $3.  They had access to books
from all over the country and some libraries charged additional fees for
some books.  At my current library, they are free (plus possible additional
fees).  Our only restriction is that we can only have 3 requests at a time.


On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 10:51 PM, Valerie Maples <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Ours is free for now and they have told me they will let me know if they
> cannot afford a request of mine, but considering how many books we donate,
> they would likely not charge.  I got 15-20 last year, but we donated over
> 75 (quit counting there in October), so we are good.
> Valerie
> Keep up with Nichole's recovery:
> http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/nicholemaples
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> *From:* Shelley L. Rhodes <guidinggolden@xxxxxxxxx>
> *To:* bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Sent:* Wed, January 25, 2012 9:35:59 PM
> *Subject:* [bksvol-discuss] Paying for ILL
> Hi everyone,
> I am just curious.
> How many of you have a fee or a charge or a requested donation associated
> with Interlibrary loans?
> For many years ours were free, and we could borrow items from across the
> state.  But this year with budgets being cut, we are now, only allowed 5
> free ones a year, and then the rest are a $3.00 donation per item, which I
> consider fair, and told the librarian that when she was talking to me about
> it.  I use the service a lot, I will readily admit.
> But I was just wondering.  Is Pennsylvania catching up to other states in
> this.
> Shelley L. Rhodes, M.A. CVRT
> and Ludden black Labrador Guide Dog.
> In a library we are surrounded by many hundreds of dear friends imprisoned
> by an enchanter in paper and leathern boxes. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer
> and philosopher (1803-1882)

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